Robert Penn Warren

1905 - 1989

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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 founded the literary journal The Southern Review with Cleanth Brooks in 1935. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Penn Warren has received more than 529,662 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Robert Penn Warren is the 2,896th most popular writer (up from 2,903rd in 2019), the 3,719th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,576th in 2019) and the 335th most popular American Writer.

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Among writers, Robert Penn Warren ranks 2,896 out of 5,794Before him are Alda Merini, Gudrun Pausewang, Victor Segalen, Gary Snyder, Abbasgulu Bakikhanov, and Rachel Bluwstein. After him are Helen Thomas, William Hope Hodgson, Dritëro Agolli, Xanthus, Paula von Preradović, and Harold Robbins.

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Among people born in 1905, Robert Penn Warren ranks 150Before him are Anfilogino Guarisi, Zdeněk Burian, Ivan Eklind, André Cluytens, Mantovani, and Erich Neumann. After him are Lillian Hellman, Alexandre Villaplane, Dmitri Shepilov, Georges Schehadé, István Avar, and Zoilo Saldombide. Among people deceased in 1989, Robert Penn Warren ranks 116Before him are Martti Talvela, Ondrej Nepela, Carl Dahlhaus, Zinka Milanov, Leyla Mammadbeyova, and Diana Vreeland. After him are Henri Sauguet, Edward Ochab, Georges Schehadé, Chen Boda, Luiz Gonzaga, and Kaj Franck.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Penn Warren ranks 3,719 out of 15,968Before him are Tyrese Gibson (1978), Gary Snyder (1930), Jim Kelly (1946), Tony Sirico (1942), Heather Graham (1970), and Chuck Daly (1930). After him are Lenny Wilkens (1937), Helen Thomas (1920), Robert Mueller (1944), Linda Darnell (1923), Nancy Marchand (1928), and Charles Best (1899).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Robert Penn Warren ranks 335Before him are Marta Kauffman (1956), Syd Field (1935), William Goldman (1931), Fanny Crosby (1820), Katherine Jackson (1930), and Gary Snyder (1930). After him are Helen Thomas (1920), Harold Robbins (1916), Lillian Hellman (1905), Mike Resnick (1942), H.D. (1886), and Lilian Jackson Braun (1913).