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Biographies (5)

616 words, approx. 3 pages
A poet and writer of fiction and dramatic adaptations, Stephen Vincent Benét (1898-1943) retold materials from American history, legend, and folklore with charm, humor, fervor, and a sense of t... Read more
654 words, approx. 3 pages
Stephen Vincent Benet drew upon American themes for his work, but his best-known poem, John Brown's Body (1928), was written in Paris. Benet was born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, the son of a professi... Read more
4,719 words, approx. 16 pages
Between the years 1928 and 1943, Stephen Vincent Benét was one of the best-known living American poets, more widely read than Robert Frost, T.S. Eliot, William Carlos Williams, or Wallace Steve... Read more
2,430 words, approx. 9 pages
Born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Stephen Vincent Benét was the son of James Walker Benét, a career military officer, and his wife, Frances Neill Rose Benét. The travels of the fam... Read more
4,119 words, approx. 14 pages
Stephen Vincent Benét is best known as the author of the classic Civil War verse epic John Brown's Body (1928) and the much-anthologized short story "The Devil and Daniel Webster" (1936). Yet, ... Read more