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by Randy Hendricks

Author: Randy Hendricks
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Language: English
Publisher: University of Georgia Press (July 10, 2000)
Pages: 264 pages
Category: Fiction and Literature
Rating: 4.4
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Randy Hendricks identifies a common theme in Southern literature from Robert Penn Warren's literary works in his newly published book Lonelier than God: Robert Penn Warren and the Southern Exile.

Randy Hendricks identifies a common theme in Southern literature from Robert Penn Warren's literary works in his newly published book Lonelier than God: Robert Penn Warren and the Southern Exile. He dates back the cultural and historical derivation of this exile or wanderer theme and analyzes the close relationship between this theme and Warren's Southern awareness. Hendricks places Warren's works in the different stages of American literary history to reveal Warren's inheritance and development of this great literary theme

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Lonelier than God book. The wandering figure was ever present in Robert Penn Warren's work. Randy Hendricks here explores the centrality of the theme of exile as a way of understanding Warren's artistry, showing that the exile figure is both a key to Warren's relation to much of twentieth-century Southern literature and an index to his growth as an artist. Understanding the exile theme, as The wandering figure was ever present in Robert Penn.

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and the Southern Exile. Randy Hendricks, 2000, The University of Georgia Press, Athens, Georgia 30602. Hendricks has written one of the strongest books on Warren to date. This is an indispensable addition to the ongoing discourse on Warren (and modern Southern writing generally), but is is also a model of readability and mature critical reflection. It is precisely the kind of criticism Warren himself practiced-when he was at his best. William Bedford Clark, author of The American Vision of Robert Penn Warren.

The wandering figure was ever present in Robert Penn Warren's work.

Randy Hendricks is professor of English at the State University of West Georgia. He is the author of Lonelier Than God: Robert Penn Warren and the Southern Exile and of the short story collection The Twelfth Year and Other Times

Randy Hendricks is professor of English at the State University of West Georgia. He is the author of Lonelier Than God: Robert Penn Warren and the Southern Exile and of the short story collection The Twelfth Year and Other Times. James A. Perkins is professor of English at Westminster College. He is the author of The Cass Mastern Material: The Core of Robert Penn Warren’s All the King’s Men and of the short story collection Snakes, Butterbeans and the Discovery of Electricity.

Robert Penn Warren (April 24, 1905 – September 15, 1989) was an American poet, novelist, and literary critic and was one of the founders of New Criticism. He was also a charter member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers

Robert Penn Warren (April 24, 1905 – September 15, 1989) was an American poet, novelist, and literary critic and was one of the founders of New Criticism. He was also a charter member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers. He received the 1947 Pulitzer Prize for the Novel for his novel All the King's Men (1946) and the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1958 and 1979.

Robert Penn Warren and the Southern exile. by Randy Hendricks Robert Penn Warren (1905-). Published 2000 by University of Georgia Press in Athens. Robert Penn Warren (1905-). Includes bibliographical references (. 237) and index.

Lonelier than God: Robert Penn Warren and the Southern Exile. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2000. E-mail Citation . Well-written study tightly focused in regard to Warren’s themes of separation, isolation, and loneliness. These are focal themes of considerable importance in Warren’s work, and Hendricks analyzes a number of significant texts with both sympathy and insight. Justus, James H. The Achievement of Robert Penn Warren. Southern Literary Studies. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1981.

Hendricks R. Lonelier than God: Robert Penn Warren and the Southern Exile. Justus J. H. Baton Rouge and London: Louisiana State University Press, 1981. Athens & London: University of Georgia Press, 2000. 264 p. 362 p. To Publish Article in the Journal To show issue content To show all articles in section Subject Index.

Randy Hendricks is a professor of English at the University of West Georgia in Carrollton. He is the author of Lonelier than God: Robert Penn Warren and the Southern Exile and a collection of short stories, The Twelfth Year and Other Times

Randy Hendricks is a professor of English at the University of West Georgia in Carrollton. He is the author of Lonelier than God: Robert Penn Warren and the Southern Exile and a collection of short stories, The Twelfth Year and Other Times.

The wandering figure was ever present in Robert Penn Warren's work. Randy Hendricks here explores the centrality of the theme of exile as a way of understanding Warren's artistry, showing that the exile figure is both a key to Warren's relation to much of twentieth-century Southern literature and an index to his growth as an artist.

Understanding the exile theme, as Hendricks reveals, is crucial to understanding Warren's regionalism, his thinking on race, and his complex theories of language. This insightful work makes clearer Warren's place in American literature and his importance to the definition of "Southern" and is a valuable resource for anyone seeking to better understand the interplay between regional consciousness, modernity, and the literary imagination.