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Biographies (6)

742 words, approx. 3 pages
Robert Penn Warren (1905-1989), American man of letters, was dedicated to art as a way of exploring the meaning of contemporary existence.Writer and poet Robert Penn Warren (1905-1989) was born in Gut... Read more
4,201 words, approx. 15 pages
Warren has spent his entire professional career associated with institutions of higher education. After graduation from Oxford, he joined the faculty, as an assistant professor, at Southwestern Colleg... Read more
10,750 words, approx. 36 pages
Until recent years, the popularity of Robert Penn Warren's fiction, crowned by the ascendancy of All the King's Men (1946) to the status of a classic, has somewhat obscured his achievement as a poet. ... Read more
10,139 words, approx. 34 pages
The importance of Robert Penn Warren has made itself felt in almost equal measure in American literary criticism, poetry, and fiction. Expounding a home-grown New Criticism, Warren and Cleanth Brook... Read more
13,972 words, approx. 47 pages
[This entry was updated by Victor Strandberg (Duke University) from his update in the Concise Dictionary of American Literary Biography, volume 6, of the entries by him in DLB 48: American Poets, 1880... Read more
14,771 words, approx. 50 pages
Biography EssayRobert Penn Warren's reputation as one of the most versatile and talented of America's men of letters has grown steadily since the publication of his first work in 1929. Although he ach... Read more