A Pair of Moles: Robert Penn Warren and William Styron

By |2015-11-10T17:53:03-06:00April 4th, 2013|Categories: Christianity, Literature, Modernity, Poetry, Robert Cheeks, South|Tags: , , |

“We are a pair of moles burrowing away in the same direction.” —Ivan Turgenev to Gustave Flaubert, May 26, 1868 Robert Penn Warren and William Styron were friends for at least twenty and perhaps as many as thirty years. They celebrated this shared comity at every opportunity with good food, a postprandial libation (or [...]