Carl Van Doren

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United States writer and literary critic (1885-1950)

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He hoped his participation would promote elite education and erudition as attainable for everyone--but if it's for everyone, then people like Mark and Carl Van Doren had no unique claim to it, or to the position of America's teachers.
a gentleman adventurer in the barbarous outposts of human experience." And he did not "go native," critic Carl Van Doren added approvingly.
I read Carl Van Doren's biography of Benjamin Franklin a couple of years ago.
Pulitzer prizes were awarded for the following: fiction, The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings; biography, Benjamin Franklin by Carl Van Doren; history, A History of American Magazines by Frank Luther Mott; poetry, Selected Poems by John Gould Fletcher; drama, Abe Lincoln in Illinois by Robert E.
With Carl Van Doren he prepared The American Scriptures (1946).
Lee; 1936, Ralph Barton Perry, The Thought and Character of William James; 1937, Allan Nevins, Hamilton Fish: The Inner History of the Grant Administration; 1938, divided between Odell Shepard, Pedlar'sProgress, and Marquis James, Andrew Jackson; 1939, Carl Van Doren, Benjamin Franklin; 1940, Ray Stannard Baker, Woodrow Wilson, Life and Letters; 1941, Ola Elizabeth Winslow, Jonathan Edwards; 1942, Forrest Wilson, Crusader in Crinoline; 1943, Samuel Eliot Morison, Admiral of the Ocean Sea; 1944, Carleton Mabee, The American Leonardo: The Life of Samuel F.
Carl Van Doren noted "the remarkable parallel between the arguments in favor of the United States and the arguments brought forward in favor of the United Nations." Jefferson's praise, bestowed in 1788, still is widely echoed: "The best commentary on the principles of government which ever was written."
<IR> TRISTRAM </IR> , in 1927, brought him wide recognition at last and a measure of financial independence, thanks to Carl Van Doren and the Literary Guild.