Gudger Bart Leiper

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    A Southerner whom we regard as a discovery, GUDGER BART LEIPERwas born in Asheville,North Carolina,in March,1921, did his growing up at Signal Mountain. Tennessee,took his B.A. at the University of Chattanooga, and worked on his M.A. at the University of Minnesota, where he was a member of Robert Penn Warren’s seminar in Writing.In 1948 he received a Rosenwald Fellowship and went to Paris,where he began his first novel.