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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Robert Penn Warren
RLIN number: NXCP87-A198
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Southern Intellectual Leaders Project A
Description: 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.
Extent: Transcript: 147 leaves, Tape: 2 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1974 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1905
Speaker place of birth: Guthrie, KY; Kentucky; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Author; Professor
Age at speaking: 69
Document date: 1974
Interviewer: Singal, Daniel Joseph, 1944-
Locations discussed: North America; Southern States; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: American literature--20th century; Authors; Intellectual life--Southern States; North America; Oral history; Southern States; Southern States--Politics and government; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017910-13353