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William Bedford Clark

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Areas of Speciality
  • 20th and 21st Century Studies
  • American Literature and Culture
  • Popular Culture
  • Race and Ethnicity Studies
  • Religion, Literature and Culture
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NEH Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University, 1973-1974

Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 1973

M.A., Louisiana State University, 1971

B.A., University of Oklahoma, 1969


Professor Clark has published widely on a range of topics in American literary study, though his primary interest is in the literature of the American South. He is General Editor of the Robert Penn Warren Correspondence Project.


Robert Penn Warren - Clark

Clark, William Bedford.  Selected Letters of Robert Penn Warren, Volume Three: Triump and Transition.  LSU Press, 2006.