Interview with Robert Heilman, August 4, 1978

Project: Robert Penn Warren Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Heilman reflects upon his friendship with Robert Penn Warren, which began during their joint tenures as professors at Louisiana State University. The dynamics between Warren, Brooks (a colleague and close friend) and the English Department are explored, along with an examination of the founding of the Southern Review. The friendship of Brooks and Warren is also documented. Warren's role in the Baton Rouge community is described. Lastly, Heilman recounts his own experiences at LSU after Warren's departure from the university.

Interview Accession

1978oh118_rpw013

Interviewee Name

Robert Heilman

Interviewer Name

David Farrell

Interview Date

1978-08-04

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Heilman, Robert Interview by David Farrell. 04 Aug. 1978. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Heilman, R. (1978, August 04). Interview by D. Farrell. Robert Penn Warren Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Heilman, Robert, interview by David Farrell. August 04, 1978, Robert Penn Warren Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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