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Reminiscences of Robert Penn Warren : oral history, 1974.

Creator: Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989
Project: Southern intellectual leaders (A) project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 147 pages Sound recording: 2 reels.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Family background and childhood in rural Kentucky; education at Vanderbilt, Berkeley and Yale; participation in the Agrarian movement; writing JOHN BROWN, NIGHT RIDERS, AT HEAVEN'S GATE, PROUD FLESH, and ALL THE KING'S MEN; editing the SOUTHERN REVIEW, 1935-42; reflections on southern politics, violence and racial thought; impressions of John Crowe Ransom, Allen Tate, Frank L. Owsley, Donald Davidson and others.

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