A comprehensive biography of Robert E. Howard, the enigmatic creator of Conan the Barbarian and progenitor of the sword and sorcery genre, who published hundreds of short stories and poems before taking his own life at the age of thirty. Written by Todd B. Vick.

Contents

  • 1 • Rengades and Rogues: The Life and Legacy of Robert E. Howard • essay by Todd Vick [as by Todd B. Vick]
  • 197 • Notes (Rengades and Rogues: The Life and Legacy of Robert E. Howard) • essay by uncredited
  • 229 • Index (Rengades and Rogues: The Life and Legacy of Robert E. Howard) • essay by uncredited

Notes

Stated first edition. No number line or statement of printing.
There are 20 assorted photos on unnumbered pages after p.134. Credits for the photos are given on the copyright page.
Cover image credited on the rear jacket flap.
ISBN: 978-1-4773-2195-9

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Published by: University of Texas Press
Year : January 2021
Edition : 1st
Format : Hardcover with dustjacket
Pages : 266
Cover : Photo of REH
Illustrations : 20 b&w photos

The Barbaric Triumph: A Critical Anthology on the Writings of Robert E. Howard. The Barbaric Triumph examines all aspects of the life and work of Robert E. Howard — the originator of the sword-&-sorcery fantasy genre and the creator of Conan the Barbarian. Featured are essays by Leo Grin, Edwrad A. Waterman, Charles Hoffman, Paul Spencer, Mark Finn, Steven R. Trout, Lauric Guillaud, Scott Connors, George Knight, Don Herron, and more.

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