Interview with Robert Penn Warren, May 3, 1979

Project: Robert Penn Warren Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Warren is interviewed about his personal life including his role as a college professor, but the primary focus is concentrated on his friendship with Allen Tate. The varying writing styles of Warren are also mentioned, along with his real-life inspirations for previous works.

Interview Accession

1979oh231_rpw018

Interviewee Name

Robert Penn Warren

Interviewer Name

David Farrell

Interview Date

1979-05-03

Interview Keyword

Allen Tate American writers

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Warren, Robert Penn Interview by David Farrell. 03 May. 1979. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Warren, R.P. (1979, May 03). Interview by D. Farrell. Robert Penn Warren Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Warren, Robert Penn, interview by David Farrell. May 03, 1979, Robert Penn Warren Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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