This early work by Stephen Vincent BenÃ©t was originally published in 1938 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Johnny Pye and the Fool Killer' is a novel by this prolific author of prose and poetry. Stephen Vincent BenÃ©t was born on 22nd July 1898 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States. BenÃ©t was an accomplished writer at an early age, having had his first book published at 17 and submitting his third volume of poetry in lieu of a thesis for his degree. During his time at Yale, he was an influential figure at the 'Yale Lit' literary magazine, and a fellow member of the Elizabethan Club. BenÃ©t was also a part-time contributor for the early Time Magazine. BenÃ©t's best known works are the book-length narrative poem American Civil War, John Brown's Body (1928), for which he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1929, and two short stories, The Devil and Daniel Webster (1936) and By the Waters of Babylon (1937). BenÃ©t won a second Pulitzer Prize posthumously for his unfinished poem Western Star in
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|Size: ||220 KB|
|Publisher: ||White Press|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781473374102 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|