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The Devil and Daniel Webster
by Stephen Vincent Benet




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This early work by Stephen Vincent Ben t was originally published in 1937 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Devil and Daniel Webster' is a short story about a successful lawyer who believes you can win your soul back from the devil. Stephen Vincent Ben t was born on 22nd July 1898 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States. Ben 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. Ben t was also a part-time contributor for the early Time Magazine. Ben 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). Ben t won a second Pulitzer Prize posthumously for his unfinished poem Western Star in 1944.

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Overview

This early work by Stephen Vincent Ben t was originally published in 1937 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Devil and Daniel Webster' is a short story about a successful lawyer who believes you can win your soul back from the devil. Stephen Vincent Ben t was born on 22nd July 1898 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States. Ben 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. Ben t was also a part-time contributor for the early Time Magazine. Ben 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). Ben t won a second Pulitzer Prize posthumously for his unfinished poem Western Star in 1944.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781473316430
  • ISBN-10: 147331643X
  • Publisher: Read Books
  • Publish Date: June 2014
  • Page Count: 32
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.08 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.12 pounds


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