Heroes with a Hundred Names

Mythology and Folklore in the Early Fiction of Robert Penn Warren

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About the Book

Author Robert Penn Warren’s fiction captures centuries worth of mythology and folklore from all across the globe, from Hebrew, Norse, Roman and Caribbean mythology, to Arthurian legends. This work explores the inspirations and hidden heroes in his works, beginning with his first novel, Night Rider. Extending through his fifth novel, Band of Angels, this work explores the fascinating ways, both blatant and obscure, that Warren incorporates religious practices and ancient legends into his early works.

About the Author(s)

Leverett Butts teaches American literature at the Gainesville campus of the University of North Georgia. He lives in Carrollton, Georgia.

Bibliographic Details

Leverett Butts
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Pages:
Bibliographic Info: bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2023
pISBN: 978-1-4766-8459-8
eISBN: 978-1-4766-4924-5
Imprint: McFarland