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  • Title: Interviews with Robert Frost
  • Author: Robert Frost
  • ISBN: 9780884328889
  • Page: 319
  • Format: Hardcover

  • 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 forA 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 performance was ever at the heart of what he aspired to as artist and man the seeking of an attainment, a mastery, combining both substance and form Within these interviews is found much of significance that is nowhere else preserved They contain an invaluable documentation centering upon the life and thought of Frost his views, impressions, and concepts at different times The best of them capture and project his presence and manner with a directness and vividness that cannot be derived from his works alone nor from recordings of his readings and talks.
    Robert Frost
    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 United States and continued to write while living in New Hampshire and then Vermont His pastoral images of apple trees and stone fences along with his solitary, man of few words poetic voice helped define the modern image of rural New England Frost s poems include Mending Wall Good fences make good neighbors , Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening Whose woods these are I think I know , and perhaps his most famous work, The Road Not Taken Two roads diverged in a wood, and I I took the one less traveled by Frost was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for poetry four times in 1924, 1931, 1937 and 1943 He also served as Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 1958 59 that position was renamed as Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry or simply Poet Laureate in 1986.Frost recited his poem The Gift Outright at the 1961 inauguration of John F Kennedy Frost attended both Dartmouth College and Harvard, but did not graduate from either school Frost preferred traditional rhyme and meter in poetry his famous dismissal of free verse was, I d just as soon play tennis with the net down.


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    It's very interesting to see these interviews on disparate topics collected together. It did give me the impression that Frost was an eloquent speaker even when facing the most unexpected questions.

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