Carl Clinton Van Doren

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General Information

Name: Carl Clinton Van Doren

Pen Name: Carl Clinton Van Doren, Carl Van Doren

Born: September 10, 1885 in Hope, Illinois

Died: July 18, 1950, in Torrington, CT

Illinois Connection

Carl was the son of a country doctor and was raised on the family farm in Vermillion County, Illinois. He earned a bachelor of arts from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1907.

Biographical and Professional Information

Carl Clinton Van Doren was a U.S. critic and Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer. He was the brother of Mark Van Doren and the uncle of Charles Van Doren.

Published Works

  • Other Provinces, Knopf, 1925
  • The Ninth Wave, Harcourt, 1926
  • Three Worlds, Harper, 1936
  • Van Doren, Carl, Three Worlds, Harper, 1936
  • Benjamin Franklin, Viking, 1938
  • An Illinois Boyhood, Viking, 1939
  • Carl Van Doren, Selected by Himself, Viking, 1945
  • American Scriptures, Boni and Gaer, 1946

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Other Provinces

Release Date: 1925

The ninth wave.

Release Date: 1926

Benjamin Franklin

ISBN: 0140152601
Release Date: 1991-06-01

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An Illinois boyhood

ASIN: B000875EII
Release Date: 1939

American Scriptures

ISBN: 1406751375
Release Date: 2007-03-15

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Literary Awards

Pulitzer Prize, 1939, for Benjamin Franklin

External Links

Carl Clinton Van Doren on WorldCat

Carl Clinton Van Doren on Amazon


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