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Robert Frost: A Collection of Critical Essays

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A symposium of sensitive and thoughtful criticism written about the poetry of Robert Frost.

Ranging from high praise to severe judgment, eleven critical writings indicate the conflicts of opinion which have gathered around this major poet.

More important, these thoughtful appraisals mark the beginning of a new phase in Frost criticism. Earlier critics defined Frost as being
Hardcover, 205 pages
Published March 1st 1962 by Prentice-Hall (first published January 1st 1962)
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May 02, 2009 Kit rated it really liked it
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Some of these essays on Frost are helpful and well-written - Malcolm Cowley, Lionel Trilling, and Randall Jarrell are represented among others.
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Jul 06, 2009 Shirley Plummer rated it liked it
Frost and about Frost is always interesting.
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I must admit, I didn't read every essay - but this is a good collection of early Frost criticism. I'm not sure how useful it will be outside of Trilling's speech though.
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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 ...more
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