Robert Penn Warren Biography

Civil Rights Activist, Poet, Literary Critic(1905–1989)
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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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. He is best known for his treatment of moral dilemmas in the South in his poetry and essays. He was supporter of racial integration and published a collection of interviews with black civil rights leaders including Malcolm X and Martin Luther King.

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