skip to content
Robert Frost : a life Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Robert Frost : a life

Author: Jay Parini
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
A biography of Robert Frost, the poet who won four Pulitzer prizes before dying in 1963. The book describes his early life--he wanted to be a baseball player--his farming in New England, its influence on his poetry, and his many bouts with depression and self-doubt.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Robert Frost; Robert Frost; Robert Frost
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jay Parini
ISBN: 0805031812 9780805031812 0805063412 9780805063417
OCLC Number: 39223690
Notes: "An Owl Book."
Description: xii, 514 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Once by the Pacific: 1874-1885 --
Home is where they have to take you in: 1886-1892 --
Masks of gloom: 1893-1895 --
Trials by existence: 1896-1900 --
Farm in Derry: 1901-1905 --
Ache of memory: Pinkerton and Plymouth: 1906-1911 --
Place apart: 1912-1913 --
In a yellow wood: 1914-1915 --
Home again: 1915-1916 --
Person of good aspirations: 1917-1919 --
Living in Vermont: 1920-1922 --
Mind skating circles: 1923-1925 --
Taken and tossed: 1926-1927 --
Original response: 1928-1930 --
Building soil: 1931-1934 --
His own strategic retreat: 1935-1938 --
Depths below depths: 1939-1940 --
Corridors of woe: 1941-1944 --
Height of the adventure: 1945-1947 --
Great enterprise of life: 1948-1953 --
Winter owl: 1954-1959 --
Ages and ages hence: 1960-1963.
Responsibility: Jay Parini.
More information:

Abstract:

Parini spent more than 20 years interviewing friends of Frost and working in the poet's archives to produce this definitive and insightful portrait of both the public and private man. 16-page photo  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"A pleasure to read, combining penetrating commentary on the poetry and good illustrative anecdotes. Mr. Parini has brought Frost more sharply into focus." (Christopher Lehman-Haupt, The New York Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/39223690>
library:oclcnum"39223690"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/39223690>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"1st ed."
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"1999"
schema:description"A biography of Robert Frost, the poet who won four Pulitzer prizes before dying in 1963. The book describes his early life--he wanted to be a baseball player--his farming in New England, its influence on his poetry, and his many bouts with depression and self-doubt."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/23435883>
schema:genre"Biography"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Robert Frost : a life"@en
schema:numberOfPages"514"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.