Interview with Cleanth Brooks, March 31, 1978

Project: Kentucky Writers Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Cleanth Brooks talks about how his Southern classical education, his early reading of T. S. Eliot, and his meeting with Eric Voegelin all contributed to his career as a literary critic and his worldview as a whole.

Interview Accession

1978oh022_kw004

Interviewee Name

Cleanth Brooks

Interviewer Name

David Farrell

Interview Date

1978-03-31

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Brooks, Cleanth Interview by David Farrell. 31 Mar. 1978. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Brooks, C. (1978, March 31). Interview by D. Farrell. Kentucky Writers Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Brooks, Cleanth, interview by David Farrell. March 31, 1978, Kentucky Writers Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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