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Hart, Henry

The Life of Robert Frost: A Critical Biography

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The Life of Robert Frost presents a unique and rich approach to the poet that includes original genealogical research concerning Frost’s ancestors, and a demonstration of how mental illness plagued the Frost family and heavily influenced Frost’s poetry.

  • A widely revealing biography of Frost that discusses his often perplexing journey from humble roots to poetic fame, revealing new details of Frost’s life
  • Takes a unique approach by giving attention to Frost’s genealogy and the family history of mental illness, presenting a complete picture of Frost’s complexity
  • Discusses the traumatic effect on Frost of his father’s early death and the impact on his poetry and outlook
  • Presents original information on the influence of his mother’s Swedenborgian mysticism

Keywords: Robert Frost; Elinor White; The Road Not Taken; The Sound of Trees; New England; Swedenborgian Church; Edwin Arlington Robinson; New Hampshire; A Further Range; A Witness Tree; Thomas Hardy; W.B. Yeats; American Poetry; Modernist Poetry

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Wiley Blackwell Critical Biographies
Page amount
448 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781119103653
Printed ISBN
9780470658529

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