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The Glory of the Nightingales

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1930. A collection of verse by Robinson who was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for poetry three times in the 1920's, a record exceeded only by Robert Frost. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.
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Not the romantic Nightengale of the English Romanatics, Robinson's narrative poem deals with the desire of revenge and how revenge and understanding can go hand in hand.
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Edwin Arlington Robinson was an American poet who won three Pulitzer Prizes for his work. Robinson was born in Head Tide, Lincoln County, Maine, but his family moved to Gardiner, Maine, in 1870. He described his childhood in Maine as "stark and unhappy"

Robinson's early difficulties led many of his poems to have a dark pessimism and his stories to deal with "an American dream gone awry".

In 1896 he
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