While abraham lincoln is among the most accessible characters in american history, no author has yet equaled sandburg's triumphant chronicle of lincoln artfully written, engaging, and thoroughly researched, the book is perhaps the most entertaining of all american presidential biographies. In 1940, he won the pulitzer prize in history for his three-volume work titled, the war years, a sequel to his biography about abraham lincoln: the prairie years (1926) we feature sandburg in pulitzer prize winners. Carl sandburg was born on january 6, 1878 in galesburg, illinois, usa he is known for his work on american playhouse (1981), you are there (1953) and the greatest story ever told (1965. Author carl sandburg biography: carl sandburg was twice awarded the pulitzer prize, the first for history in 1940 for his six-volume biography of abraham lincoln, and the second for poetry in 1951 for his complete poems.
His complete poems (1950) won the 1951 pulitzer prize for poetry his prose to carl sandburg, abraham lincoln represented all that was best in the american character, and the civil war was the most important event in american history. Carl sandburg's abraham lincoln: the prairie years and the war years is, for better or worse, the best-selling, most widely read, and most influential book about lincoln edmund wilson, in patriotic gore , writes of how grant's memoirs used to grace american bookshelves. Carl sandburg in munster carl sandburg reported for chicago newspapers and produced a pulitzer prize-winning biography of abraham lincoln, but is best known for his poetry, the collections of which earned him two more pulitzers.
Carl sandburg college is named for pulitzer prize-winning poet and lincoln biographer carl sandburg, who was born and raised in galesburg the son of swedish immigrant parents, sandburg was born jan 6, 1878, in a small cottage near the rail yards where his father worked. The 1940 pulitzer prize winner in history for the best book of the year upon the history of the united states, $1,000 abraham lincoln: the war years , by carl sandburg (harcourt. In the 1930s, sandburg continued his celebration of america with mary lincoln, wife and widow (1932), the people, yes (1936), and the second part of his lincoln biography, abraham lincoln: the war years (1939), for which he was awarded the pulitzer prize. Carl sandburg was a 20th-century american writer, known for his free verse poems celebrating the american people, countryside, and industry in the heartland of the united states, and for his six-volume biography, abraham lincoln. Carl august sandburg was an american writer and editor, best known for his poetry he won two pulitzer prizes, one for his poetry and another for a biography of abraham lincoln.
Carl sandburg was an american writer and editor, best known for his poetry he won three pulitzer prizes, two for his poetry and another for a biography of abraham lincoln. Sandburg earned pulitzer prizes for his collection the complete poems of carl sandburg, corn huskers, and for his biography of abraham lincoln (abraham lincoln: the war years) he recorded excerpts from the biography and some of lincoln's speeches for caedmon records in new york city in may 1957. American poet carl sandburg was also a folklorist, novelist and historian he won a pulitzer prize for the book abraham lincoln: the war years author, journalist, poet.
Carl sandburg won pulitzer prize 3x abraham lincoln: the war years carl sandburg supporter of civil righs (collection) - selected poems 1928-1958 (pulitzer. During the course of his career, sandburg won two pulitzer prizes, one for his biography of abraham lincoln (the complete poems of carl sandburg much of his poetry, such as chicago, focused on chicago, illinois, where he spent time as a reporter for the chicago daily news and the day book. Abraham lincoln: the war years, four-volume biography by carl sandburg, published in 1939it was awarded the 1940 pulitzer prize for history after the success of sandburg's 1926 biography, abraham lincoln: the prairie years, sandburg turned to lincoln's life after 1861, devoting 11 years to research and writing.
Explore the controversial life and legacy of the three-time pulitzer prize-winner carl sandburg through archival footage and interviews with pete seeger, the late studs terkel and norman corwin. Carl sandburg biography, life, interesting facts childhood and early life carl sandburg was born on the 6 january 1878 in galesburg, illinoishis parents august sandburg and clara anderson had immigrated individually from sweden, met in the us and married. Carl sandburg (1878açô1967) was twice awarded the pulitzer prize, first in 1940 for his biography of abraham lincoln and again in 1951 for complete poems before becoming known as a poet, he worked as a milkman, an ice harvester, a dishwasher, a salesman, a fireman, and a journalist.