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Race and Robert Penn Warren

This past week  I have had the chance to listen to a few interviews on a website that I came across a couple of months ago. 343 more words

Robert Penn Warren, Jefferson Davis, and the Construction of a Monument

In his 1980 essay “Jefferson Davis Gets His Citizenship Back,” first printed in The New Yorker and later published as a short book, Robert Penn Warren reflected on the construction of a monument to former Confederate President Jefferson Davis. 483 more words

Memory

January Misgivings

In honor of Donald Trump’s Inauguration Day, I find myself speechless, but I am resonating with:

Herman Melville’s Misgivings

When ocean-clouds over inland hills

Sweep storming in late autumn brown, 175 more words

Poetry

Robert Penn Warren

And she drew my face down and pressed her lips against mine to stop my words. Her lips were cold, but they hung upon mine. I too was perfectly cold, as of mortal chill. 43 more words

Excerpt

And the Oscar Goes to...All the King's Men

It took a while, but we finally reached the end of the 1940s. I’m thankful to say the decade is ending on a good, I might even say fantastic, note. 128 more words

Film Review

ALL THE KING'S MEN: Shotgun Politics and Transferral Blame

All the King’s Men (1946) by Robert Penn Warren

          Between the ages of 10 and 13, I went to LSU’s baseball camp every summer in Baton Rogue, Louisiana. 1,116 more words

Fiction

Defeating Amateurism: (Guest Muse, Robert Penn Warren)

Story Analysts, such as myself, often use the work “amateur” when writing about or discussing scripts. “This reads like an amateur script…” Or, “Such-and-such is clearly an amateur writer.” So, do we mean this in the pejorative sense?

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