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Spring 1975

Spring 1975

Volume 51, Number 2

  • Reynolds Price’s “Commencing”
  • Dumas Malone’s “The Scholar’s Way: Then and Now”
  • Howard Nemerov’s “Poetry and History”
  • Cleanth Brooks’s “Faulkner’s Criticism of Modern America”
  • Poetry by Hayden Carruth, Donald Hall, Robert Penn Warren, and Peter Taylor
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Spring 1975

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Faulkner’s Criticism of Modern America

FAULKNER did not at all mind speaking out about the world in which he lived. At one time or another he complained of many features of our American life style: of our haste, of our activism—though we all said that we approved of culture, we couldn [...]

Author Profiles

Robert Penn Warren (1905–1989) was a poet, critic, novelist, teacher, and co-founder of the Southern Review. He was appointed the nation’s first Poet Laureate in 1986.