Robert Ervin Howard (January 22, 1906 - June 11, 1936) was an American author who wrote pulp fiction in a diverse range of genres. He is probably best known for his character, Conan the Barbarian, he is regarded as the father of the sword and sorcery subgenre.
Robert Ervin Howard (January 22, 1906 - June 11, 1936) was an American author who wrote pulp fiction in a diverse range of genres. He is probably best known for his character, Conan the Barbarian, he is regarded as the father of the sword and sorcery subgenre. See less
The following is a personality profile of Robert E Howard based on his work.
Robert E Howard is shrewd.
He is laid-back, he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. He is empathetic as well: he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. But, Robert E Howard is also carefree: he does what he wants, disregarding rules and obligations.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for organization.
He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers independence to guide a large part of what he does: he likes to set his own goals to decide how to best achieve them.
Stark, beautifully written tales of the life and times of the fictional Bran mak Morn, last King of the Picts. His conflicts with Rome in "Worms of the Earth" is one of the best "Native people vs ... Read More
This is an excellent way to get into Conan. As Howard himself said, "...it's almost as if Conan were whispering in my ear, telling me his adventures...." That's not a verbatim quote, of course, since ... Read More
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