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The art of Robert Frost

Author: Tim Kendall; Robert Frost
Publisher: New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Robert Frost set out with the ambition "to be a poet for all sorts and kinds." The story of how he succeeded in his ambition is dramatized in the poems themselves.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Robert Frost; Robert Frost; Robert Frost; Robert Frost; Robert Frost; Robert Frost
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Kendall; Robert Frost
ISBN: 9780300118131 0300118139 9780300198270 0300198272
OCLC Number: 758973630
Notes: Includes the entirety of Frost's North of Boston (1914); selections from A boy's will (1913); generous selections from Mountain Interval (1916) and New Hampshire (1923); and a selection of lyrics in the section titled Later poems, from West-running brook (1928), A further range (1936), A witness tree (1942), and Steeple bush (1947).
Description: xvi, 392 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: A boy's will (1913) --
Into my own --
Ghost house --
Rose pogonias --
Mowing --
The trial by existence --
The tuft of flowers --
Reluctance. North of Boston (1914) --
The pasture --
Mending wall --
The death of the hired man --
The mountain --
A hundred collars --
Home burial --
The black cottage --
Blueberries --
A servant to servants --
After apple-picking --
The code --
The generations of men --
The housekeeper --
The fear --
The self-seeker --
The wood-pile --
Good hours. Mountain interval (1916) --
The road not taken --
Christmas trees --
An old man's winter night --
In the home stretch --
Meeting and passing --
Hyla Brook --
The oven bird --
Birches --
Putting in the seed --
The cow in apple time --
An encounter --
The bonfire --
"Out, out---" --
The gum-gatherer --
The vanishing red --
The sound of the trees. New Hampshire (1923) --
A star in a stone-boat --
Maple --
The axe-helve --
The grindstone --
Paul's wife --
Place for a third --
Two witches. I. The witch of Coös --
II. The pauper witch of Grafton --
Fire and ice --
To E.T. --
Stopping by woods on a snowy evening --
For once, then, something --
The onset --
A hillside thaw --
The need of being versed in country things. Later poems --
Acquainted with the night --
Two tramps in mud time --
Desert places --
Neither out far nor in deep --
Design --
The silken tent --
The most of it --
The subverted flower --
The gift outright --
Responsibility: Tim Kendall.


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"Clean and lucid--a delight to read - Kendall's readings are astute and well-tempered. The book is not merely as a fine introduction to Frost, but also an anthology, informed by careful textual Read more...

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