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Robert Penn Warren's 1946 American novel All the King's Men, the story of populist politician Willie Stark's rise to the position of governor and eventual fall, based on the career of the corrupt Louisiana Senator Huey Long, won the 1947 Pulitzer Prize.
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Such writers as William Faulkner and Robert Penn Warren have led the field of somewhat less important writers in a sort of post-bellum renaissance.
Robert Penn Warren puts it this way in `` Brother To Dragons '': `` The recognition of complicity is the beginning of innocence '', where innocence, I think, means about the same thing as redemption.
The BBC produced a feature-length television drama, All the King's Men ( not to be confused with the novel of the same name by Robert Penn Warren ), that focused attention on a unit ( the " Sandringham Company ") that was decimated at Gallipoli and included men from King George V's estate at Sandringham House.
With William Penn and Robert Barclay as allies of Fox, the challenge to Fox's leadership was eventually put down.
A leading champion of Melville's claims as a great American poet was the poet and novelist Robert Penn Warren, who issued a selection of Melville's poetry prefaced by an admiring and acute critical essay.
* 1655 – England, with troops under the command of Admiral William Penn and General Robert Venables, annexes Jamaica from Spain.
Robert Penn Warren ( April 24, 1905 – September 15, 1989 ) was an American poet, novelist, and literary critic and was one of the founders of New Criticism.
Warren was born in Guthrie, Kentucky, which is very near the Tennessee-Kentucky border, to Robert Warren and Anna Penn.
Robert Penn Warren graduated from Clarksville High School in Clarksville, Tennessee, Vanderbilt University in 1925 and the University of California, Berkeley in 1926.
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He also appeared in Peter Shaffer ’ s The Royal Hunt of the Sun ( with Robert Stephens ), Charley's Aunt, Tom Stoppard ’ s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Congreve's The Way of the World, Georges Feydeau ’ s A Flea In Her Ear ( directed by Jacques Charon of the Comédie Française ), The Crucible, Luigi Pirandello's The Rules Of The Game, Fyodor Dostoevsky's The Idiot and George Bernard Shaw's Mrs. Warren's Profession.
Her television career began in 1972, playing Vivie Warren in Mrs. Warren's Profession opposite Robert Powell.
It has been compared to two other novels about American politics ; Robert Penn Warren's All the King's Men ( 1946 ) and O: A Presidential Novel ( 2011 ).
When making editorial decisions, The Southern Review continues to rely on Robert Penn Warren's articulation of the mission when he said The Southern Review gives " writers decent company between the covers, and editorial authority sufficiently for the journal to have its own distinctive character and quality.
The words dulce et decorum est were quoted in Robert Penn Warren's " A Place to Come To " in connection with the main character's interaction with a German officer prisoner of war in World War II.
The most famous is Robert Penn Warren's 1950 novel World Enough and Time: A Romantic Novel, about murder in early-19th century Kentucky.
* In Robert Penn Warren's " All the King's Men ", a heliograph serves as an important image and appears early —- on the second page of the novel.
* In Robert Penn Warren's " World Enough and Time "-historical novel about the Beauchamp – Sharp Tragedy-Maria Jordan refers to her home state ( Virginia ) as the Land of Cockayne.
A famous literary political drama which later made the transition to film was Robert Penn Warren's All the King's Men.
The Beauchamp – Sharp Tragedy inspired fictional works such as Edgar Allan Poe's unfinished Politian and Robert Penn Warren's World Enough and Time.
Sharp's murder became the inspiration for fictional works, most notably Edgar Allan Poe's unfinished play Politian and Robert Penn Warren's World Enough and Time.
* The character of Adam Stanton in Robert Penn Warren's fictitious All the King's Men is partially based on Weiss.
One of Warren's first bands was Dies Irae where he played bass with guitarist Jack Galbraith-Taylor and drummer Robert A. Smith.
Its backlist included Sinclair Lewis, Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, Robert Penn Warren's All the King's Men, and Alice Walker's The Color Purple.
Meek's other television roles include Adrian Hall's adaptations of Robert Penn Warren's Brother to Dragons, Edith Wharton's The House of Mirth, and Harriet Beecher Stowe's Life Among the Lowly, all broadcast on PBS ; Melba, starring Melba Moore, on ABC ; and Big Brother Jake, starring Jake Steinfeld, on The Family Channel.
Warren's individualistic philosophy arose out of his rejection of Robert Owen's cooperative movement, of which he was an early participant, witnessing in person the failure of Owen's New Harmony commune.
It notably published five stories by Flannery O ' Connor, the dramatic version of Robert Penn Warren's All the King's Men, and Cormac McCarthy's first published work — a selection from his first novel, The Orchard Keeper.
He was Producer of projects including Edward Albee's The Zoo Story, Harold Pinter's The Hothouse, George Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara, Tennessee Williams ' Camino Real, and Robert Penn Warren's All the King's Men.