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Edwin Arlington Robinson : a poet's life

Author: Scott Donaldson
Publisher: New York ; Chichester : Columbia University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the time of his death in 1935, Edwin Arlington Robinson was regarded as the leading American poet-the equal of Frost and Stevens. In this biography, Scott Donaldson tells the intriguing story of this poet's life, based in large part on a previously unavailable trove of more than 3,000 personal letters, and recounts his profoundly important role in the development of modern American literature. Born in 1869, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Donaldson, Scott, 1928-
Edwin Arlington Robinson.
New York ; Chichester : Columbia University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2006015660
Named Person: Edwin Arlington Robinson; Edwin Arlington Robinson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Donaldson
ISBN: 9780231510998 0231510993
OCLC Number: 290566978
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 553 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: A hell of a name for a poet --
A manor town in Maine --
Never so young again --
Fall of the house of Robinson --
A "special" at Harvard --
Farewell to carefree days --
Shaping a life --
Loves lost --
Breaking away --
Poetry as a calling --
city of artists --
The saga of Captain Craig --
Down and out --
Theater days --
The end of something --
Down and out, yet again --
Life in the woods, death in Boston --
Reversal of fortune --
A poet once again --
A breakthrough book --
Reaching fifty --
Seasons of success --
A sojourn in England --
MacDowell's first citizen --
Recognition and its consequences --
Generosities --
Death of a poet --
Beyond the sunset.
Responsibility: Scott Donaldson.

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