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StatementWith a critical introduction [by] William J. Martz.
SeriesThe Modern poets series, Modern poets series
LC ClassificationsPS3523.O89 A6 1966
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Number of Pages86
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LC Control Number66026063

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A good to very good copy in bound wraps with photo of Lowell on the front cover. (Inventory #: ). Lowell in his madness would identify with others--become others in his own mind--particularly great poets from the past.

There is an ancient rumor that while staying at McLean's private mental hospital near Boston, he significantly revised the Norton Anthology of Poetry in the library. there. Because Lowell was mad, by anyone's standards.

Lowell's first major book, Lord Weary's Castle, won the Pulitzer Prize in The next year he was awarded a Guggenheim, and the year after that he was made Poetry Consultant to the Library of Congress (now called Poet Laureate). On the strength of one book, Lowell came to be widely regarded as the leading poet of his generation.

The achievement of Robert Lowell.(Books)(Critical Essay) Content courtesy of. From: New Criterion Date: Author:Tillinghast, Richard.

Robert Lowell was notably unlucky in Ian Hamilton's major biography written on him in Hamilton's biography, while impressively comprehensive, presented a damagingly wrong-headed and skewed picture. THE ACHIEVEMENT OF ROBERT LOWELL Review Collected Poem& By Robert Lowell, edited by Frank Bidart and David Gewanter.

New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, pp. $ T > he publication of Robert Lowell's Collected Poems last year initi-ated a welcome renewal of interest in the writer who, a half century.

Born in Boston, Robert Lowell, great-grandnephew of James Russell Lowell and distant cousin of Amy Lowell, was a brilliant and rebellious member of that distinguished family. He received his B.A. in from Kenyon College, where he had studied underJohn Crowe Ransom and came to know Allen Tate.

Inhe also converted to s: 1. The Achievement of Robert Lowell: (Classic Reprint): Mazzaro, Jerome: : BooksAuthor: Jerome Mazzaro. The Unfinishable Robert Lowell. James Longenbach Collected Poems Robert Lowell Edited by Frank Bidart and David Gewanter Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $50 (cloth) 8 The Collected Poems of Robert Lowell opens a window onto the life of a great American poet.

That this poet is named Frank Bidart does not distract from Lowell’s achievement; in fact, the dynamic relationship between the author and coeditor of this book. Softcover. First edition. Trade paperback. Near fine with book receipts laid in, rubbing, and creasing on the front panel.

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Martz, Scott, Foresman () Near the Ocean () R. K., privately printed limited edition () Notebook () (revised and expanded as Notebook, ) The Voyage & other versions of poems of Baudelaire (). Catalog The Achievement of Robert » Book» The Achievement of Robert Lowell: a comprehensive selection of his poems with a critical introduction (Book) Author: Lowell, Robert, Series: Modern poets series (Scott, Foresman and Company) Published: [Glenview, Ill.]:.

The reading public on the whole has accepted Hamilton’s portrait of Lowell as authentic, as they did in the case of another damaging biography of a poet, Lawrance Thompson’s three-volume book on Robert Frost.

As if by compensation, Lowell is posthumously blessed in the new Collected Poems edited by Frank Bidart and David Gewanter. Any “collected works” is a tombstone.

(And I say. The poetic themes of Robert Lowell. by: Mazzaro, Jerome. Published: () Robert Lowell, a reference guide / by: Axelrod, Steven Gould, Published: () Robert Lowell, interviews and memoirs / Published: () The autobiographical myth of Robert Lowell.

The achievement of Theodore Roethke: a comprehensive selection of his poems. With a critical introd. [by] William J. Martz. by: Roethke, Theodore, Published: () Selected poems / Robert Lowell. by: Lowell, Robert, Published: () New selected poems / Robert Lowell ; edited by Katie Peterson.

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Close. More from this. This chapter looks at the achievement of Robert Lowell as a poet. It discusses Lowell's rebellions against proper Brahmin Boston and other representatives of authority and his popularization of the term confessional poetry. The Achievement of Robert Lowell: A Comprehensive Selection of His Poems, edited and introduced by William J.

Martz, Scott, Foresman, Life Studies, [and] For the Union Dead, Noonday, Near the Ocean (also see below), drawings by Sidney Nolan, Farrar, Straus, 4, privately printed limited edition by Laurence Scott (Cambridge, MA), Achievement of Robert Lowell, 3 T 00flb D 5 Please handle this volume with care.


Robert Lowell, born Robert Traill Spence Lowell, IV, was an American poet whose works, confessional in nature, engaged with the questions of history and probed the dark recesses of the self. He is generally considered to be among the greatest American poets of the twentieth century.

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Author: Lowell, Robert, Series: Modern poets. Publisher: Scott, Foresman, Pub. Date. On April 10 he became the first recipient of the $10, Copernicus Award for Poetry, awarded in recognition of an "outstanding lifetime achievement." Lowell's prize-winning book.

Robert Lowell, Setting the River on Fire: A Study of Genius, Mania, and Character. In this magisterial study of the relationship between illness and art, the best-selling author of An Unquiet Mind, Kay Redfield Jamison, brings an entirely fresh understanding to the work and life of Robert Lowell (), whose intense, complex, and personal verse left a lasting mark on the English language and changed the /5(81).

This major interpretation of the life and art of Robert Lowell exposes the full relationship between the poetry and the personal and national experience to which it is so remarkably connected. Steven Axelrod proposes that the key to our understanding of Lowell’s poetic achievement lies precisely in this interpenetration of his life and his art.

Robert Lowell: Collected Poems edited by Frank Bidart and David Gewanter 1, pp, Faber, £ This massive book - almost 1, pages of poetry and notes. Robert Lowell, with Elizabeth Bishop, stands apart as the greatest American poet of the latter half of the twentieth century―and Life Studies and For the Union Dead stand as among his most important volumes.

In Life Studies, which was first published inLowell moved away from the formality of his earlier poems and started writing in a more confessional vein.

The title poem of For the. Robert Lowell. Robert Lowell (–) was twice awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Life Studies, For the Union Dead, and The Dolphin are among his many volumes of verse.

He was a co-founder of and contributor to The New York Review of Books. Robert Lowell was born in Boston, the son of Robert Traill Spence Lowell, a naval officer, and Charlotte (Winslow) Lowell, the dominating figure in Robert's childhood.

Other members of the distinguished, intellectual family included the poet and critic James Russell Lowell and the poet Amy Lowell. The Dolphin, book of confessional poetry by Robert Lowell, published in It was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in The subject is the author’s third marriage, the son it produced, and the response to these matters by his previous wife of 20 years.

The poems are unrhymed sonnets, and in subject. 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. Robert Lowell: A Portrait of the Artist in His Time, edited by Michael London and Robert Boyers; David Lewis, ( pp., $) reprints the Bly article, along with those of Blackmur and, in part, Bewley.

Other points of interest in this very expensive book will be found in the essays by John Bayley, Louis Simpson, Geoffrey Hartman. Robert Lowell () was the renowned and controversial author of many books of poetry, including Day by Day, The Dolphin, and History.

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The final line of Robert Lowell's ''Eye and Tooth,'' one of the many poems about depression in ''For the Union Dead'' (), feels ominously prescient. More: Robert Lowell Poets Books Letters Collections Books & Fiction Get book recommendations, fiction, poetry, and dispatches from the world of literature in your in-box.

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Editorial Reviews. Imitations is, so far as I know, the only book of its kind in literature Lowell, who has used materials from other writers, all the way from Homer and Pasternak, has produced a volume of verse which consists of variations on themes provided by these other poets and which is really an original sequence by Robert Lowell of Boston.”.The magnitude of Lowell's achievement an achievement won against horrific odds can now come fully and magnificently into view." Caroline Fraser, Los Angeles Times Book Review "Simply by laying out [the many drafts, versions, and revisions of] this complex body of work, displaying the intensity of its equivocations, Collected Poems liberates the.Lowell, the public figure, frequently provides firsthand glimpses of American history.

At John F. Kennedys inauguration, he tells Bishop, he wrote in the guest book, '"Robert Lowell, happy that at long last the Goths have left the Whitehouse." Bobby Kennedy read it and said, "I guess we are the Visigoths."'4/5(1).

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