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Robert Penn Warren (1905 – 1989)

Nationality: American Periods: American: 20th Century

novelist, poet, critic and teacher; the first Poet Laureate of the United States

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All the King’s Men

John Brown: The Making of a Martyr

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Criticism about Robert Penn Warren

In the Heart’s Last Kingdom: Robert Penn Warren’s Major Poetry
“In the long poem Audubon Robert Penn Warren — named America’s first Poet Laureate — found his authentic poetic voice and persona. In the Hearts Last Kingdom Calvin Bedient argues that from this point on he was seen in his best work as a great poet.”
Contains: Criticism
Author: Bedient, Calvin
From: iUniverse Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1984

Biographical sites about Robert Penn Warren

The Fugitive
“A life of Robert Penn Warren, dean of American letters.”
Contains: Extensive Bio
Author: J. D. McClatchy
From: The New York Times March 9, 1997
Robert Penn Warren
Brief biographical informatnion about the author.
Contains: Works List, Sketch, Webliography
From: The Academy of American Poets
Robert Penn Warren
A brief biography with an extented bibliorgahpy.
Contains: Sketch, Bibliography
Author: George Brosi
Robert Penn Warren
Extensive site about the life and works of Robert Penn Warren.
Contains: Webliography, Bibliography, Works List, Extensive Bio, Pictures
Robert Penn Warren, Poet and Author, Dies
Obituary for Robert Penn Warren from the New York Times
Contains: Obituary
From: The New York Times September 16, 1989

Other sites about Robert Penn Warren

Robert Penn Warren (1905-1989)
Commentary from Warren on his life and works.
Contains: Commentary
Author: Edward Brunner
From: Modern American Poetry http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/
Robert Penn Warren (1905-1989)
“Details strategies for teaching Warren in the classroom, and gives pointers to further resources.”
Author: Robert H. Brinkmeyer, Jr.
From: Heath Online Instructor’s Guide

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