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The letters of Robert Lowell

Author: Robert Lowell; Saskia Hamilton; Poets Laureate Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux ; [Vancouver, B.C.?] : Distributed in Canada by Douglas & McIntyre Ltd., 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of personal letters offers a glimpse inside the mind of a legendary man of letters, as well as a study of the evolution of Lowell's poetic work, personal life, manic-depressive illness, political sentiments, marriages, and friendships with other writers.
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Correspondance
Biography
Named Person: Robert Lowell; Robert Lowell; Robert (Schriftsteller 1917-1977) Lowell
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Lowell; Saskia Hamilton; Poets Laureate Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 0374185468 9780374185466
OCLC Number: 60492652
Description: xxxi, 852 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: "I Was Naked Without My Line-Ends" --
1936-1940: Education at Harvard and Kenyon Colleges, Marriage to Jean Stafford --
1940-1946: Writing of Land of Unlikeness and Lord Weary's Castle, Imprisonment for refusing military induction --
1946-1949: Separation from Stafford, Writing of The Mills of the Kavanaughs --
1949-1954: Preparation of Poems 1938-1949, Marriage to Elizabeth Hardwick --
1954-1959: Writing of Life Studies and Imitations Birth of Harriet Lowell --
1959-1966: Writing of Imitations, The Old Glory, Phaedra, For the Union Dead, and Near the Ocean --
1967-1970: Writing of Notebook 1967-68 --
1970-1977: Writing of The Dolphin and Day by Day, Separation from Hardwick, Birth of Sheridan Lowell, Marriage to Caroline Blackwood --
Location of Letters and Manuscripts.
Other Titles: Correspondence.
Responsibility: edited by Saskia Hamilton.
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A collection of personal letters offers a glimpse inside the mind of a legendary man of letters, as well as a study of the evolution of Lowell's poetic work, personal life, manic-depressive illness, political sentiments, marriages, and friendships with other writers.

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