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Robert Frost, a biography

by Lawrance Roger Thompson

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Frost, Robert, 1874-1963.,
  • Poets, American -- 20th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lawrance Thompson and R.H. Winnick.
    ContributionsWinnick, R. H. joint author., Lathem, Edward Connery.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3511.R94 Z954 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 543 p., [8] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages543
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4113228M
    LC Control Number80028337

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- Robert Frost Biography and List of Works - Robert Frost Books. Robert Frost was an American poet and winner of four Pulitzer Prizes. Famous works include “Fire and Ice,” “Mending Wall,” “Birches,” “Out Out,” Born: Derry: Robert Frost Farm Robert Frost Farm, Derry, New Hampshire.

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An informative bio. The author is an Englis Professor and spent a lot of time researching Robert Frost. The value of the book was an insight into the man - what he thought, how he lived and the tragedies of his personal life.

His sister, son and one of his daughters had serious mental illness. Frost hiself dealt with depression much of his life/5.

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An in-depth biography of poet Robert Frost reveals the complex man behind the familiar poetry. Robert Lee Frost (Ma – Janu ) was an American poet. His work was initially published in England before it was published in e works: A Boy's Will, North of Boston. Robert Frost, one of the greatest American poets, is certainly the most widely read and most loved.

After Frost's death inhis authorized biographer wrote a three-volume work which deeply distorted the personality of the poet. Jeffrey Meyers has returned to the sources and survivors and has given us a radically new interpretation of Robert Frost's life.

Robert Frost was born in San Francisco, but his family moved to Lawrence, Massachusetts, in following his father’s death. The move was actually a return, for Frost’s ancestors were originally New Englanders, and Frost became famous for his poetry’s engagement with New England locales, identities, and themes.

Frost graduated from Lawrence High School, inas class poet (he also. InRobert Frost published A BOY'S WILL, his first collection of poems, a series of sharply rendered scenes of New England rural life.

A second volume, NORTH OF BOSTON, followed in and contained some of Frost's most brilliant and best-loved works: "Mending Wall," "After Apple-Picking," "The Death of the Hired Man," "Home Burial," and "Birches.". Print book: Biography: English: 1st edView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

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Praise. Publishers Weekly "There could be no better tribute for a poet so often underrated, maligned and misunderstood than this sympathetic and balanced portrayal."; The New York Times "A pleasure to read, combining Author: Jay Parini.