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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Scope and Contents
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.