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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (1): 87–90.
Published: 01 March 1988
.... Certain American writers have been unusually fortunate in their critics. Robert Penn Warren is one. Though we can hardly speak as yet of a Warren industry, he has attracted some of our most perceptive critics, from James Justus and Robert B. Heilman to Harold Bloom, David Wyatt, and Calvin Bedient...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (2): 193–194.
Published: 01 June 1982
... University of California, Los Angeles The Achievement of Robert Penn Warren. By JAMES H. JUSTUS. Baton Rouge and London: Louisiana State University Press, Southern Literary Studies, 1981. xviii + 362 pp. $32.50,cloth; $12.95, paper. The Achievement of Robert Penn Warren has no singular...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (3): 345–369.
Published: 01 September 2021
... it. This essay hypothesizes that postmodern theories of truth and concomitant transformations in reader sensibilities partly account for the legitimization and now dominance of biofiction. The essay analyzes a 1968 literary debate among Ralph Ellison, William Styron, and Robert Penn Warren, which on the surface...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (2): 190–193.
Published: 01 June 1982
..., Los Angeles The Achievement of Robert Penn Warren. By JAMES H. JUSTUS. Baton Rouge and London: Louisiana State University Press, Southern Literary Studies, 1981. xviii + 362 pp. $32.50,cloth; $12.95, paper. The Achievement of Robert Penn Warren has no singular overriding thesis...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (3): 401–413.
Published: 01 September 1965
... time, an unnatural calm sets in, whose stillness and silence invert totally the swift-moving, roaring storm that the sailors had previously encountered there.3 3Discussions of the role of the wind can be found in Robert Penn Warren, “A Poem of Pure Imagination: An Experiment in Reading...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (2): 194–196.
Published: 01 June 1982
... for the critic to add to the description of his book. It is an extensive and broad and hard-working survey of the works of Robert Penn Warren. It would be of considerable help to one who had read Warren cursorily and who had not studied the critics...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (2): 194.
Published: 01 June 1982
.... Besides what Justus says in his preface, there is little for the critic to add to the description of his book. It is an extensive and broad and hard-working survey of the works of Robert Penn Warren. It would be of considerable help to one who had read Warren cursorily and who had not studied...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (1): 82–87.
Published: 01 March 1988
... Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1988. xi + 238 pp. $22.50. Certain American writers have been unusually fortunate in their critics. Robert Penn Warren is one. Though we can hardly speak as yet of a Warren industry, he has attracted some of our most perceptive critics, from James...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (1): 82–87.
Published: 01 March 1988
.... GEORGEBORNSTEIN University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Robert Penn Wawen and American Idealism. By JOHN BURT.New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1988. xi + 238 pp. $22.50. Certain American writers have been unusually fortunate in their critics. Robert Penn Warren is one. Though we...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (2): 185–187.
Published: 01 June 1982
...Carol Tecla Christ F. TUCKER, JR HERBERT. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1980. xii + 257 pp. $22.50. Copyright © 1982 by Duke University Press 1982 CAROL TECLA CHRIST 185 Warren” for “Robert Penn Warren” (pp. 177, 188), “Neophilogus...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (3): 425–448.
Published: 01 September 1996
... of the Ancient Mariner’’ by Robert Penn Warren, William Emp- son, and Jerome McGann. To judge from the reviewers, Coleridge’s contemporaries found the poem unintelligible. They could not even follow the plot. Unless we also count the marginal glosses Coleridge added to the poem, only three efforts...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (3): 448–461.
Published: 01 September 1965
...James H. Justus Copyright © 1965 by Duke University Press 1965 THE USES OF GESTURE IN WARREN’S THE CAVE By JAMES H. JUSTUS In his essay on Nostromo, Robert Penn Warren observes that Conrad was more interested in the kind of experienced...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (3): 377–379.
Published: 01 September 2020
... and short-form lyric—under the constraints of the academic schedule—became paradigmatic in teaching. By the time Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren featured “They Flee from Me” in their widely adopted textbook, Understanding Poetry (1938), the poem functioned as a call for American readers of Wyatt...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (2): 181–185.
Published: 01 June 1982
.... E. H. Coleridge (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1912), I, 406; Biographia Literaria, ed. J. Shawcross (1907; rpt. London: Oxford University Press, 1954), 11, 14. CAROL TECLA CHRIST 185 Warren” for “Robert Penn Warren” (pp. 177, 188), “Neophilogus” for “Neo...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (4): 420–422.
Published: 01 December 1984
... + 227 pp. $19.95. Bedient, Calvin. In the Heart’s Last Kingdom: Robert Penn Warren’s Major Poetry. Cambridge, Mass., and London: Harvard University Press, 1984. 250 pp. $18.50. Bruning, Eberhard (editor). 1935 New York 1937: Reden und Dokumente der Schrzft- stellerkongresse. Berlin...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (3): 306–309.
Published: 01 September 1981
.... xviii + 284 pp. $27.75. Nakadate, Neil (editor). Robert Penn Warren: Critical Perspectives. Lexington: Univer- sity Press of Kentucky, 198 1.328 pp. $20.00. Rosen, Robert C. John Dos Passos: Politics and the Writer. Lincoln and London: Uni- versity of Nebraska Press, 1981. xvi + 191 pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (1): 109–112.
Published: 01 March 1980
..., London: University of Illinois Press, 1979. xv + 203 pp. $12.50. Van Dusen, Gerald C. William Starbuck Mayo. Boston: G. K. Hall, Twayne’s United States Authors Series, 1979. 148 pp. $1 1 .95. Walker, Marshall. Robert Penn Warren: A Vision Earned. New York: Harper 8c Row, Barnes & Noble...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (2): 146–160.
Published: 01 June 1973
..., Wordsworth’s Theory of Poetry: The TramfmingImagination (Ithaca, 1969), p . 134-35. The fullest reading of “Yew- trees” is outside the area of Wordsworth studies entirery, in Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren, Understanding Poetry, 3rd ed. (New York, 1960), pp. 273-79...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (3): 309–312.
Published: 01 September 1981
... of Kentucky, 1981. xii + 196 pp. $15.00. Martin, Ronald E. American Literature and the Universe ofForce. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 198 1. xviii + 284 pp. $27.75. Nakadate, Neil (editor). Robert Penn Warren: Critical Perspectives. Lexington: Univer- sity Press of Kentucky, 198 1.328 pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (4): 387–392.
Published: 01 December 1960
..., Joseph Warren. Obsessive Images: Symbolism in Poetry of the 1930’s and 1940’s. Edited by William Van O’Connor. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1960. Pp. xii 4- 396. $6.75. Casper, Leonard. Robert Penn Warren: The Dark and Bloody Ground. Seattle: University...