- NAME: Robert Penn Warren
- OCCUPATION: Civil Rights Activist, Literary Critic, Poet
- BIRTH DATE: April 25, 1905
- DEATH DATE: September 15, 1989
- EDUCATION: Vanderbilt University, University of California, Berkeley, Yale University, New College, Oxford
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Guthrie, Kentucky
- PLACE OF DEATH: Stratton, Vermont
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American poet Robert Penn Warren was one of the founders of New Criticism and is the only person to have won the Pulitzer Prize for both fiction and poetry.
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