Carl Clinton Van Doren Quotes

Melville brought to the task a sound knowledge of actual whaling, much curious learning in the literature of the subject, and, above all, an imagination which worked with great power upon the facts of his own experience.

 
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Carl Clinton Van Doren
Carl Clinton Van Doren
  • Born: September 10, 1885
  • Died: July 18, 1950
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Critic

Carl Clinton Van Doren was an American critic and biographer. He was the brother of critic and teacher Mark Van Doren and the uncle of Charles Van Doren.