Charles Fenton

  • The Writing of John Brown's Body

    A graduate of Yale in 1948 and until recently a member of its English department, CHARLES FENTON is now professor of English at Duke University. lie has just completed his literary biography of Stephen Vincent Benét, which is to be published next month by the Yale University Press. From it we have drawn this illuminating excerpt, which we think will be of special interest to all lovers of Mr. Benét’s epic.