Winter 1935

Robert Penn Warren’s “John Crowe Ransom: A Study in Irony” H. L. Mencken’s “The South Astir” Stories by Robert Penn Warren, and H. L. Mencken
Winter 1935

Volume 11, Number 1

Virginia Quarterly Review, Winter 1935 cover

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Contributor 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.

H. L. Mencken (1880–1956) was an American journalist, essayist, magazine editor, satirist, acerbic critic of American life and culture, and a student of American English.

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