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Carl Sandburg - American Writers 97

Carl Sandburg - American Writers 97: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers

Copyright Date: 1972
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 48
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    Carl Sandburg - American Writers 97
    Book Description:

    Carl Sandburg. To meet a need which had been felt for some time both in the United States and abroad, the pamphlet series, the University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers, was established in 1959. By providing readable critical introductions to American Writers, the pamphlets were designed to meet the needs and tastes of mature students and readers of imaginative literature throughout the world.

    eISBN: 978-0-8166-5162-7
    Subjects: History

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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. 1-4)
  2. Carl Sandburg
    (pp. 5-45)

    Carl Sandburg never won the Nobel Prize, but some Americans thought that he should have, and when Hemingway received it in 1954 he told reporters that it should have gone to Sandburg. Later in the year at the National Book Awards program in New York when Harvey Breit, of theNew York Times Book Reviewstaff, asked Sandburg how he felt about Hemingway’s friendly gesture, he replied: “Harvey Breit, I want to tell you that sometime thirty years from now when the Breit boys are sitting around, one boy will say, ‘Did Carl Sandburg ever win the Nobel Prize?’ and...

  3. Selected Bibliography
    (pp. 46-48)