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Names, proverbs, riddles, and material text in Robert Frost

Author: Timothy D O'Brien; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
Publisher: New York ; Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study examines several unexplored aspects of Robert Frost's poetry - proverbs, riddles, and names - and shows how they contribute to the reader's experience. Timothy D. O'Brien argues that while they often shape Frost's poems as sites of inviting wisdom and play, these features also open up the poems to radical doubt about identity, authorship, and reality. This book offers the most extensive research to date  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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O'Brien, Timothy D. (Timothy David), 1951-
Names, proverbs, riddles, and material text in Robert Frost.
New York ; Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2010
(OCoLC)489010032
Named Person: Robert Frost; Robert Frost
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy D O'Brien; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN: 9780230109896 0230109896
OCLC Number: 696333724
Description: 1 online resource (x, 210 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The quest for a name in "Frost" --
Proverbs and the quest for certainty --
The riddle of it all --
The material text as witness tree.
Responsibility: Timothy D. O'Brien.

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This study examines several unexplored aspects of the poetry of Robert Frost, one of the most widely read and studied American poets, and shows how they contribute to the reader's experience and  Read more...

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