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Robert Frost speaking on campus : excerpts from his talks, 1949-1962

Author: Robert Frost; Edward Connery Lathem
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Speech : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Offering insight into the poet's lesser-known contributions as a teacher and lecturer, a collection of excerpts from forty-six of his presentations includes such topics as "What I think I'm doing when I write a poem" and "The future of the world."
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Frost, Robert, 1874-1963.
Robert Frost speaking on campus.
New York, N.Y. : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2009
(OCoLC)873853021
Named Person: Robert Frost
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Frost; Edward Connery Lathem
ISBN: 9780393071238 0393071235
OCLC Number: 314378872
Description: xxv, 199 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Getting up things to say for yourself --
Where poetry comes in --
Handling figures of speech --
"Anxiety for the Liberal Arts" --
A book side to everything --
Not freedom from, but freedom of --
Of rapid reading and what we call "completion" --
No surprise to me, no surprise to anybody else --
Pieces of knitting to go on with --
Everything in the world comes in pairs --
My kind of fooling --
About "the great misgiving" --
Wondering how convictions are had --
Something you live by till you live by something else --
Some gamble--
something of uncertainty --
The future of the world --
Hang around for the refinement of sentiment --
What I think I'm doing when I write a poem --
Of the "elect" and the "elected" --
Fall in love at sight --
Thinking about generalizations --
"In on the ground floor" --
A certain restlessness --
About thinking and of perishing to shine --
A gentler interest in the fine things --
Let's say bravely--
that poetry counts --
I'll tell you a little about my walks.
Other Titles: Speeches.
Speaking on campus
Responsibility: edited by Edward Connery Lathem ; introduced by David M. Shribman.

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