Warren, Robert Penn
|born on||24 April 1905 at 07:00 (= 07:00 AM )|
|Place||Guthrie, Kentucky, 36n39, 87w10|
|Timezone||CST h6w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||03°40' 10°41 Asc. 08°43'|
American poet, novelist, and literary critic, noted as one of the founders of New Criticism. He received the 1947 Pulitzer Prize for the Novel for All the King's Men (1946) and the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1958 and 1979. He is the only person to have won Pulitzer Prizes for both fiction and poetry. He taught at Yale, retiring in 1973.
His first marriage was to Emma Brescia. His second marriage was in 1952 to Eleanor Clark, with whom he had two children, Rosanna Phelps Warren (born 1953) and Gabriel Penn Warren (born 1955).
Warren died of complications from prostate cancer on 15 September 1989 in Stratton, Vermont.
- parent->child relationship with Warren, Rosanna (born 27 July 1953)
- spouse relationship with Clark, Eleanor (born 6 July 1913)
- Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1946 (Book released)
- Work : Retired 1973
- Work : Prize 1980 (Presidential Medal of Freedom)
Sy Scholfield quotes him in New York Herald Tribune Book Review (11 October 1953) reprinted in "Conversations with Robert Penn Warren" by Gloria L. Cronin and Ben Siegel (Univ. Press of Mississippi, 2005), p. 6: "To begin at the beginning, I was born at 7 A.M., April 24, 1905, in Guthrie, in southern Kentucky..."
- Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted
- Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
- Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (One daughter, one son)
- Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (Prostate cancer)
- Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 84)
- Vocation : Writers : Critic (Literary)
- Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Novels)
- Vocation : Writers : Poet
- Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
- Notable : Awards : Public Service
- Notable : Awards : Pulitzer prize (Three)