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Robert Frost, a biography

Author: Lawrance Thompson; R H Winnick; Edward Connery Lathem
Publisher: New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1982, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An in-depth biography of poet Robert Frost reveals the complex man behind the familiar poetry.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Robert Frost; Robert Frost
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrance Thompson; R H Winnick; Edward Connery Lathem
ISBN: 0030509211 9780030509216
OCLC Number: 7206360
Notes: "The authorized life of the poet condensed into a single volume edited by Edward Connery Lathem."
Includes index.
Description: xiii, 543 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I: The early years --
Of background and beginnings --
San Francisco childhood years --
A return to New England --
"He conquers who conquers himself" --
More strides in self-discipline --
Out of high school--and college --
Frustrations and publication --
Reconciliation and marriage --
Early married years and Harvard --
Entering upon a Farmer's life --
New attitude--new responses --
Teaching at Pinkerton Academy --
Plymouth and the eve of departure --
In England--A boy's will --
Issuance of North of Boston --
A rural-England setting --
Heading homeward --
Part II: The years of triumph --
Homecoming --
From nowhere up to somewhere --
My own strategic retreat --
Return to Boston --
Making friends--and enemies --
My voice and manner --
Death of a soldier-poet --
The Amherst idea --
Jeanie --
Trouble in Franconia --
Transplanted: a new start --
Explorations --
The Michigan fellowship --
The long trail --
A round of readings --
The pulls on me --
Yes I suppose I am a puritan --
In the councils of the bold --
Freed from obligation --
Sickness and scatteration --
Speaking of contraries --
Helping to shape an image --
To Europe for health --
Good old folkways --
Encouraging younger poets --
A farm for myself --
Friendship means favor --
No artist should have a family --
Things in pairs ordained --
A further range --
A Harvard year --
Pride of ancestry --
Strike that blow for me --
And I the last ... Part III: The later years --
A reckless and dangerous mood --
Boston: a new life --
Trials of strength and suppleness --
Hanging round education --
Friends and neighbors --
The death of the dark child --
A witness tree --
On the home front --
Dabbling in drama --
One step backward taken --
My family luck --
Speaking of loyalty --
Friends lost and found --
The demand for me --
An English diary --
Washington: the Pound affair --
Poetry ad power --
In the clearing --
Russia: a final mission --
Deeper into life.
Responsibility: by Lawrance Thompson and R.H. Winnick.

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