Selected Works

Selected Works None

  • Title: Selected Works
  • Author: Stephen Vincent Benét
  • ISBN: 9780030285301
  • Page: 486
  • Format: Hardcover
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    1. Stephen Vincent Benét

      Stephen Vincent Ben t was born July 22, 1898, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, into a military family His father had a wide appreciation for literature, and Ben t s siblings, William Rose and Laura, also became writers Ben t attended Yale University where he published two collections of poetry, Five Men and Pompey 1915 , The Drug Shop 1917 His studies were interrupted by a year of civilian military service he worked as a cipher clerk in the same department as James Thurber He graduated from Yale in 1919, submitting his third volume of poems in place of a thesis He published his first novel The Beginning of Wisdom in 1921 Ben t then moved to France to continue his studies at the Sorbonne and returned to the United States in 1923 with his new wife, the writer Rosemary Carr.Ben t was successful in many different literary forms, which included novels, short stories, screenplays, radio broadcasts, and a libretto for an opera by Douglas Moore based on The Devil and Daniel Webster His most famous work is the long poem John Brown s Body for which he received the Pulitzer Prize in 1929 a long narrative poem which interweaves historical and fictional characters to relate important events in the Civil War, from the raid on Harper s Ferry to Lee s surrender at Appomattox During his lifetime, Ben t also received the O Henry Story Prize, the Roosevelt Medal, and a second Pulitzer Prize in 1944 for the posthumously published Western Star, the first part of an epic poem based on American history At the age of 44, Ben t suffered a heart attack and died on March 13, 1943, in New York City.

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    1. Rated: BBut all of them are sure they know God's will.I am the only man who does not know it. (from John Brown's Body)

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