Van Doren

Van Doren may refer to:

  • Carl Clinton Van Doren, a Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer
  • Charles Van Doren, a quiz show contestant, professor and Encyclop√¶dia Britannica editor
  • Dorothy Graffe Van Doren, an American novelist
  • Irita Bradford Van Doren, an American literary figure and editor of the New York Herald Tribune
  • Philip Van Doren Stern, an American author and Civil War historian
  • Mamie Van Doren, an American actress
  • Mark Van Doren, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and critic

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Famous quotes containing the words van doren, van and/or doren:

    Yes, it’s hard to write, but it’s harder not to.
    —Carl Van Doren (1885–1950)

    I please
    To plant some more dew-wet anemones
    That they may weep.
    —Unknown. The Thousand and One Nights.

    AWP. Anthology of World Poetry, An. Mark Van Doren, ed. (Rev. and enl. Ed., 1936)

    Ferdinand De Soto, sleeping
    In the river, never heard
    Four-and-twenty Spanish hooves
    Fling off their iron and cut the green,
    Leaving circles new and clean
    While overhead the wing-tips whirred.
    —Mark Van Doren (1894–1973)