Stephen Vincent Benét

Stephen Vincent Benet was a short story writer and poet. He is best known for his long narrative poem John Brown’s Body. It was published in 1928 and received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. One of his best-known short stories is “The Devil and Daniel Webster.” 

A Minor Poet

by Stephen Vincent Benét

‘A Minor Poet’ by Stephen Vincent Benét describes the speaker’s beliefs about his own work and how it compares to the work of the world’s greatest writers. 

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