Robert Frost

Robert Frost

A Life

Book - 1999
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Baker & Taylor
Based on interviews with Frost's friends and drawing from his personal archives, an account of the poet's life examines his varied literary career, tracing his rise to world fame and offering close readings of his works

McMillan Palgrave
This fascinating reassessment of America's most popular and famous poet reveals a more complex and enigmatic man than many readers might expect. Jay Parini spent over twenty years interviewing friends of Frost and working in the poet's archives at Dartmouth, Amherst, and elsewhere to produce this definitive and insightful portrait of both the public and private man. While he depicts the various stages of Frost's colorful life, Parini also sensitively explores the poet's psyche, showing how he dealt with adversity, family tragedy, and depression. By taking the reader into the poetry itself, which he reads closely and brilliantly, Parini offers an insightful road map to Frost's remarkable world.


Holtzbrinck
This fascinating reassessment of America's most popular and famous poet reveals a more complex and enigmatic man than many readers might expect. Jay Parini spent over twenty years interviewing friends of Frost and working in the poet's archives at Dartmouth, Amherst, and elsewhere to produce this definitive and insightful portrait of both the public and private man. While he depicts the various stages of Frost's colorful life, Parini also sensitively explores the poet's psyche, showing how he dealt with adversity, family tragedy, and depression. By taking the reader into the poetry itself, which he reads closely and brilliantly, Parini offers an insightful road map to Frost's remarkable world.

This fascinating reassessment of America's most popular and famous poet reveals a more complex and enigmatic man than many readers might expect. Jay Parini spent over twenty years interviewing friends of Frost and working in the poet's archives at Dartmouth, Amherst, and elsewhere to produce this definitive and insightful portrait of both the public and private man. While he depicts the various stages of Frost's colorful life, Parini also sensitively explores the poet's psyche, showing how he dealt with adversity, family tragedy, and depression. By taking the reader into the poetry itself, which he reads closely and brilliantly, Parini offers an insightful road map to Frost's remarkable world.


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& Taylor

Based on interviews with the poet's friends and drawing from Frost's personal archives, a definitive account of Robert Frost's life examines his varied literary career, tracing his rise to world fame and offering close readings of his works. 20,000 first printing. Tour.

Publisher: New York : H. Holt and Co., 1999
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780805031812
0805031812
Branch Call Number: BIO Frost 1999
Characteristics: xii, 514 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm

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