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The Cambridge companion to Robert Frost

Author: Robert Faggen
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This collection of essays by experts in the field explores key dimensions of Robert Frost's poetry and life. Frost remains one of the most memorable and beguiling of modern poets. Writing in the tradition of Virgil, Milton, and Wordsworth, he transformed pastoral and georgic poetry both in subject matter and form. Mastering the rhythms of ordinary speech, Frost made country life the point from which to view the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Robert Frost; Robert Frost; Robert Frost; Robert Frost; Robert Frost; Robert Frost; Robert Frost; Robert Frost
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Faggen
ISBN: 052163248X 9780521632485 0521634946 9780521634946 9780511999598 0511999593
OCLC Number: 123344314
Description: xxii, 281 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: "Stayunassuming" / Donald G. Sheehy --
Frost biography and a witness tree / William Pritchard --
Frost and the questions for pastoral / Robert Faggen --
Frost and the ancient muses / Helen Bacon --
Frost as a New England poet / Lawrence Buell --
"Across spaces of the footed line" / Timothy Steele --
Frost's poetry of metaphor / Judith Oster --
Frost and the meditative lyric / Blanford Parker --
Frost's poetics of control / Mark Richardson --
Frost's politics and the Cold War / George Monteiro --
"Synonymous with kept" / Guy Rotella --
Human presence in Frost's universe / John Cunningham.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature.
Other Titles: Robert Frost
Responsibility: edited by Robert Faggen.
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This collection of specially commissioned essays will enable readers to explores Frost's art and thought, from the controversies of his biography to his reinvention of poetic and metric traditions.  Read more...


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"...a useful introduction to one of America's greatest poets." Virginia Quarterly Review "A 20-page treatment of Frost's metrics and versification is one of the best of its kind... important and Read more...

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