Robert Lowell by Burton Raffel

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Published by Ungar in New York .

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  • Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977 -- Criticism and interpretation

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StatementBurton Raffel.
SeriesModern literature series
LC ClassificationsPS3523.O89 Z84 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 157 p. ;
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3784052M
ISBN 100804427070
LC Control Number81040470

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Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Robert Lowell grew up in Boston, Massachusetts. He studied at Harvard University and Kenyon College.

He is best known for his volume Life Studies (), but his true greatness as an American poet lies in the astonishing variety of his work. In the s he wrote intricate and tightly patterned poems that incorporated traditional meter and rhyme; when he published.

77 quotes from Robert Lowell: 'The light at the end of the tunnel is just the light of an oncoming train.', 'In the end, there is no end.', and 'If youth is a defect, it is one that we outgrow too soon.'. 15 rows · A list of poems by Robert Lowell. Robert Lowell's poetry collection Life Studies is considered.

Lord Weary's Castle, Robert Lowell's second book of poetry, won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in when Lowell was only thirty.

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Robert Lowell; Edited by Saskia Hamilton. Robert Lowell (–) was the renowned and controversial author of many books of poetry, including Day by Day (FSG, ), For the Union Dead (FSG, ), and Life Robert Lowell book (FSG, ).

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Wear to dust jacket that shows a few tears to edges. Dec 03,  · “The Dolphin Letters, ” brings to life one of literary history’s most famous scandals.

Inthe poet Robert Lowell took a teaching appointment at. “Skunk Hour” depicts a man at a moment of crisis. In the early s, Robert Lowell was a successful, even famous poet, yet was writing few poems. American culture was changing rapidly and dynamically in those postwar years, and Lowell—due in part to his encounters with Allen Ginsberg and Beat culture—was beginning to feel that his work was archaic and staid.

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Overall a very nice copy in the difficult fold your own. By Ernest Hilbert Lowell before the Notebook Poems When Robert Lowell began writing the poems that would appear in the unusual and still controversial volume Notebookhe was generally celebrated as America’s most famous living poet.

His patrician profile and the details of his personal life were familiar to any educated American. Long awaited and much anticipated, [Collected Poems] is a show-stopping assertion of Lowell's ambition, industry and art.” —Carmine Starnino, The Boston Globe “[The new collection of Robert Lowell's poems] will doubtless stand as The Work Long awaited, richly documented, and, yes, definitive.” —Peter Davidson, The Atlantic MonthlyBrand: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

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Elizabeth Bishop, then 35, and Robert Lowell, almost 30, met in at a dinner in New York City hosted by Randall struck up an unusual lifelong friendship fueled by mutual. The Dolphin. Robert Lowell; Edited by Saskia Hamilton Farrar, Straus and Giroux Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

The Dolphin: Two Versions, is an expanded edition of the Pulitzer Prize–winning provocative poetry collection that crossed the line between art and life.

Robert Traill Spence Lowell IV (March 1, – September 12, ) was an American poet, considered the founder of the confessional poetry movement. He was appointed the sixth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress where he served from until He won the Pulitzer Prize in both andthe National Book.

Lowell’s revision of Land of Unlikeness, Lord Weary’s Castle (), is the first book to appear in the main part of Collected Poems, and it is a very impressive early work. The poems are. Jan 30,  · Robert Lowell, Jr., American poet noted for his complex, autobiographical poetry. Lowell grew up in Boston.

James Russell Lowell was his great-granduncle, and Amy, Percival, and A. Lawrence Lowell were distant cousins. Although he turned away from his Puritan heritage—largely because he was. “Robert Lowell, Setting the River on Fire is a study in one genius reaching back in time to unpack the psyche of another.” —Vanity Fair “Jamison has amassed a wealth of fascinating research about Lowell, which should serve scholars for years to come But perhaps it is Jamison’s personal take on mania that is finally most valuable.

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Lowell’s accommodations seem slight and mainly for the record, but one change—the decision to move a poem about the birth of Lowell and Blackwood’s son, “Robert Sheridan Lowell,” to the middle of a book otherwise strictly chronological—upsets the narrative logic in ways Lowell refused to consider, even when Bidart pointed these.

Robert Lowell – Setting the River on Fire review: Recuperating the poet’s reputation. The cost of making art, and how much of it the artist and those around him should have to bear, is the.

Dec 01,  · Robert Lowell was known not only as a great poet but also as a writer whose devotion to his art came at a tremendous personal cost. In this book, his third on Robert Lowell, Jeffrey Meyers examines the poet’s impassioned, troubled relationships with the key women in his life: his mother, Charlotte Winslow Lowell; his three wives—Jean Stafford, Elizabeth Hardwick, and Caroline.

Robert Lowell began his poetic career by studying with New Criticism poets such as Allen Tate, John Crowe Ransom, and Robert Penn wrote rigorously formal verse and at thirty was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his second book, Lord Weary's aureusid.comr, his most famous book, Life Studies, was a radical departure not only from his earlier work, but also from the larger poetry scene.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Dolphin: Two Versions, Skunk Hour Robert Lowell. Robert Lowell’s “Skunk Hour” appears as the last poem in his career-altering book Life Studies, published inbut as Lowell described to Al Alvarez, a fellow writer and critic, the poem was the first in the book to be completed.

The final. Born in into an aristocratic Boston family Robert Lowell was not yet thirty when his first major collection of poems, Lord Weary's Castle, won the Pulitzer Life Studies, his third book, he found the intense, highly personal voice that made him the foremost American poet of his held strong, complex and very public political $.

Jan 27,  · And she worried about her husband, the poet Robert Lowell. Since age seventeen, Lowell, who was diagnosed with manic depression in the s, had occasionally entered states of high mania, impulsive stretches during which he seduced young women, raged at loved ones, and, once, dangled a friend out a Maggie Doherty.Sep 03,  · I became interested in Robert Lowell's poetry because of the criticism of Seamus Heaney.

I had tried reading him before, while studying Sylvia Plath for my A levels, on the recommendation of a teacher who told us she had been taught by Lowell at Boston .May 03,  · Robert Lowell (image courtesy the Harry Ransom Center, the University of Texas at Austin) Early on in the book, Jamison warns the reader against the .

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