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Robert Penn Warren, critic by Charlotte H. Beck

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Published by University of Tennessee Press in Knoxville .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Warren, Robert Penn, 1905- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Warren, Robert Penn, 1905- -- Knowledge -- Literature.,
  • American literature -- United States -- History and criticism.,
  • Criticism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • New Criticism -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementCharlotte Beck.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3545.A748 Z54 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3414874M
ISBN 101572334746
LC Control Number2005031041

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Despite the fact that Robert Penn Warren was one of the most prolific critics of the twentieth century, Charlotte H. Beck’s Robert Penn Warren, Critic is the first thorough study of Warren as a literary critic in his own right. Part of the blame for this surprising omission lies with Warren himself, who tended to belittle his critical persona. Robert Penn Warren, Kentucky born and Tennessee educated, poet, professor, critic and novelist, is a Southerner who hates the shortcomings of the South, as do so many Southern writers. But he writes about such shortcomings with an eloquence and an elemental rage worlds apart form the sordid bitterness of some of his literary colleagues. Get this from a library! Robert Penn Warren, critic. [Charlotte H Beck] -- "Despite the fact that Robert Penn Warren was one of the most prolific critics of the twentieth century, Charlotte H. Beck's Robert Penn Warren, Critic is the first thorough study of Warren as a. Robert Penn Warren is a Pulitzer prize winner and a versatile writer in many genres. Some of this variety is reflected in this latest book of poetry whose tone ranges from the abstrusely modern to some jingle interpretations of nursery rhymes.

On Ap , Robert Penn Warren was born in Guthrie, Todd County, Kentucky. He entered Vanderbilt University in , where he became the youngest member of the group of Southern poets called the Fugitives, which included John Crowe Ransom, Allen Tate, Donald Davidson, and Merrill 's first poems were published in The Fugitive, a magazine which the group published . Robert Penn Warren was an American poet, novelist, and literary critic and was one of the founders of New Criticism. He founded the The Southern Review with Cleanth Brooks in He received the. Robert Penn Warren (Ap – Septem ) was an American poet, novelist, and literary critic and was one of the founders of New Criticism. He was also a charter member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers. He founded the literary journal The Southern Review with Cleanth Brooks in Robert Penn Warren: the Critic As Artist By David Wyatt. ISSUE: Summer Warren the critic always shepherds us toward the destination the artist knowingly withholds. The best way out is always back. This book displays a contempt for learning which is downright redneck.

Poet, novelist, critic, and teacher Robert Penn Warren () was born in Guthrie, Kentucky. A summa cum laude graduate of Vanderbilt University in , Warren went on to receive a master’s degree from the University of California () and studied at Yale University () and at the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar (, ). Warren, Robert Penn – Warren is an American novelist, poet, critic, short story writer, playwright, essayist, and editor. His work is strongly regional in character, often drawing its. Each year, in conjunction with the Robert Penn Warren Circle, the Robert Penn Warren Center selects an outstanding work of literary scholarship or criticism to be honored with the Robert Penn Warren-Cleanth Brooks Award. The Plural of Us is the first book to focus on the poet’s use of the first-person plural voice—poetry’s “we. Robert Penn Warren was one of the twentieth century's outstanding men of letters. He found great success as a novelist, a poet, a critic, and a scholar, and enjoyed a career showered with acclaim. He won two Pulitzer Prizes, was Poet Laureate of the United States, and was presented with a Congressional Medal of Freedom.