Interview with John Ervin, January 25, 1978

Project: Robert Penn Warren Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Ervin reflects upon his friendship with Robert Penn Warren, which began as associates during their time at the University of Minnesota. An important literary project the two worked on is emphasized. The writing, publication, and promotion of the series is also mentioned. Warren's interests and hobbies are briefly described. Lastly, Ervin discusses the personal life and career of Warren's contemporary, Allen Tate.

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1978oh003_rpw003

Interviewee Name

John Ervin

Interviewer Name

David Farrell

Interview Date

1978-01-25

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Ervin, John Interview by David Farrell. 25 Jan. 1978. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Ervin, J. (1978, January 25). Interview by D. Farrell. Robert Penn Warren Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Ervin, John, interview by David Farrell. January 25, 1978, Robert Penn Warren Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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