Interviews with Robert Frost
by Robert Frost
A new edition with index added. This book consists of a selection of interviews spanning a period of nearly half a century: from 1915, the year Frost returned to America from England, through 1962, just a few weeks before his death. These interviews have a special importance. They present Frost informally, sometimes casually, yet always in the character of a performer--for...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published January 15th 1997 by Audio-Forum
(first published 1966)
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Flinty, moody, plainspoken and deep, Robert Frost was one of America's most popular 20th-century poets. Frost was farming in Derry, New Hampshire when, at the age of 38, he sold the farm, uprooted his family and moved to England, where he devoted himself to his poetry. His first two books of verse, A Boy's Will (1913) and North of Boston (1914), were immediate successes. In 1915 he returned to the...moreMore about Robert Frost...
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“Keats mourned that the rainbow, which as a boy had been for him a magic thing, had lost its glory because the physicists had found it resulted merely from the refraction of the sunlight by the raindrops. Yet knowledge of its causation could not spoil the rainbow for me. I am sure that it is not given to man to be omniscient. There will always be something left to know, something to excite the imagination of the poet and those attuned to the great world in which they live (p. 64)”More quotes…