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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementedited with an introduction and notes by Jonathan Raban.
ContributionsRaban, Jonathan, ed.
LC ClassificationsPS3523.O89 A6 1974
The Physical Object
Pagination3-192 p.
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5109924M
ISBN 100571105947, 0571101828
LC Control Number74182431

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In Robert Lowell: An Introduction to the Poetry, Mark Rudman observes that this book “charts a year, from summer to summer. The plot, such as it is, revolves around the breakup with his wife, Elizabeth Hardwick, and his relationship with Caroline Blackwood.”.   Comments about Robert Lowell Fabrizio Frosini (12/10/ AM) He is considered by many critics to be the most important poet in .   If you enjoy the sensation of high speed, sudden drops and vaults to giddy heights, this is the book to read about the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Robert Lowell (). Robert Lowell's poems about his experience in a mental hospital, for example, interested me very much." In an essay published in , the poet Stanley Kunitz wrote that Life Studies was "perhaps the most influential book of modern verse since T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land."Genre: American poetry.

Dedication Lowell’s poem is modeled on Elizabeth Bishop’s poem “The Armadillo,” which Bishop had dedicated to Lowell. Nautilus Island’s Lowell once remarked, “The first four stanzas are meant to give a dawdling more or less amiable picture of a declining Maine sea town.” her sheep still graze above the sea. Her son’s a bishop.   New book explores poet Robert Lowell’s crippling manic depression, immense creativity Originally published March 9, at am Updated March 9, at pm Poet Robert : Mary Ann Gwinn. Robert Lowell was born in into one of Boston's oldest and most prominent families. He attended Harvard College for two years before transferring to Kenyon College, where he studied poetry under John Crowe Ransom and received an undergraduate degree in Robert Lowell’s bitterly ironic “Children of Light” in Lord Weary’s Castle () is one of his most compressed and complex, highly allusive and little known poems.   Many of the fifty books in my library on Lowell, including three I’ve written, do not even mention it and none provides a thorough analysis.