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John Brown
By Robert Penn Warren

John Brown

The Making of a Martyr

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John Brown by Robert Penn Warren

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WarrenAIs first book, a biography that foreshadows the themes developed in novels like All the King's Men, portrays the flawed idealist whose violent seizure of the Harper's Ferry arsenal led to the greater violence of the Civil War. Southern Classics Series.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781879941199
ISBN-10: 1879941198
Format: Paperback
(209mm x 164mm x 38mm)
Pages: 478
Imprint: J S Sanders and Company Incorporated
Publisher: J S Sanders and Company Incorporated
Publish Date: 20-May-1993
Country of Publication: United States

Books By Author Robert Penn Warren

Who Speaks for the Negro? by Robert Penn Warren Who Speaks for the Negro?, Paperback (December 2014)

The author interviewed a wide range of African American leaders, activists and artists across the country, among them Martin Luther King, Malcom X, and James Baldwin. In this title, sections from the transcripts of these interviews are combined with the author's insightful reflections on the interviewees and the Civil Rights Movement as a whole,

All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren All the King's Men, Paperback (August 2007)

Set in the 1930s, this is a novel on American politics. It traces the rise and fall of Willie Stark, who resembles the real-life Huey "Kingfish" Long of Louisiana. Stark begins his political career as an idealistic man of the people but soon becomes corrupted by success.

Remember the Alamo! by Robert Penn Warren Remember the Alamo!, Paperback (April 2004)

The battle for the Alamo was an epic event in the fight for Texas independence from Mexico. This title presents the accounts of these most thrilling moments in the history of the United States frontier.

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Author Biography - Robert Penn Warren

Robert Penn Warren (1905-1989), the first Poet Laureate of the United States, was a major literary figure of the 20th Century. Besides volumes of his poetry, he published eight novels, of which All the King's Men is the best known. Other works include Night Rider and The Legacy of the Civil War.

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