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Lost puritan : a life of Robert Lowell

Author: Paul L Mariani
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 1996. ©1994
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Robert Lowell's poetry radically altered the American literary landscape, combining as it did family drama and an apocalyptic view of the history of our times. He won three Pulitzer Prizes and two National Book Awards for poetry. Married three times, always to writers, he had his dark side, suffering from crippling bouts of manic depression and alcoholism.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Robert Lowell; Robert Lowell; Robert Lowell
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul L Mariani
ISBN: 0393313743 9780393313741
OCLC Number: 36396713
Notes: "First published as a Norton paperback 1996"--Title page verso.
Description: 527 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Paul Mariani.

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