Reynolds Price (1933-2010) a one-time James B. Duke Professor of English at Duke University and a distinguished novelist, poet, dramatist and essayist, was the author of more than thirty books, including the novel Noble Norfleet (2002). Born in 1933 in Macon, North Carolina, Price attended public school and earned an A.B. summa cum laude from Duke University. He traveled to Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar in 1955 to study English literature, returning to Duke after three years with a Bachelor’s of Literature degree, where he taught until his death.
Noble Norfleet (Scribner, 2002):
Purchase online from the publisher.
Watch DG Martin interview Reynolds Price on UNC-TV “Bookwatch” (2009):
(Courtesy of UNC-TV)
Watch a celebration of Reynolds Price’s 50 years of teaching:
(Courtesy of Duke University)
Watch NCLHOF inductee Allan Gurganus (’10) talk about Price:
(At the Perkins Library, Duke University, Durham, NC, May 15, 2012. Courtesy of the North Carolina Writers’ Network.)