|Author:||Jay Parini,Tyler Hoffman|
|Subcategory:||History & Criticism|
|Publisher:||Middlebury; 1st edition (October 1, 2001)|
|Category:||Fiction and Literature|
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Tyler Hoffman, Jay Parini. Through his readings, Hoffman argues that Frost's poetic practice is fundamentally progressivist
Tyler Hoffman, Jay Parini. Through his readings, Hoffman argues that Frost's poetic practice is fundamentally progressivist. In his concluding chapter, Hoffman considers the postcolonial legacy of Frost's poetry and theory of poetic form, with particular attention to the work of Seamus Heaney, Derek Walcott, and Joseph Brodsky. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
A Boy's Will is a poetry collection by Robert Frost. It is Frost's first commercially published book of poems. Frost admitted that much of the book was autobiographical. As the proof sheets were printed in January 1913, he wrote the poems were "pretty near being the story of five years" of his life. Specifically, Frost noted that the first poem of the book, "Into My Own", expressed how he turned away from people and "Tuft of Flowers" showed how he "came back to them".
by Tyler Hoffman and Jay Parini. In his new study of an iconic poet, Tyler Hoffman challenges prevailing assumptions about the relation between Robert Frost's poetry and his theory of form and reveals the poet as responsive to both the aesthetics of modernism and the public issues of the time.
His novels include The Apprentice Lover (2002), Benjamin’s Crossing (1997), and The Last Station (1990). His nonfiction prose includes the biographies Jesus: The Human Face of God (2013), One Matchless Time: A Life of William Faulkner (2004), Chicago Tribune–Heartland Award winner Robert Frost: A Life (2000), and John Steinbeck: A Biography (1994); the critical volumes Why Poetry Matters and Promised Land: Thirteen Books that Changed America (2008)
Praise for Robert Frost.
Praise for Robert Frost. For Devon, now and always. Reading Dust of Snow and Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, I experienced the physical and intellectual thrill of poetry for the first time. His goal was to enter politics after a period in journalism, and in preparation he had spent his senior year working part-time for the Boston Saturday Evening Gazette. The idea of trying his hand at more literary work also attracted him, though his lack of self-discipline would foil him here, as elsewhere.
Robert Frost was born in San Francisco on March 26, 1874
Robert Frost was born in San Francisco on March 26, 1874. He moved to New England at the age of eleven and became interested in reading and writing poetry during his high school years in Lawrence, Massachusetts. He was enrolled at Dartmouth College in 1892, and later at Harvard, though he never earned a formal degree.
Ciffin, Robert P. Tristram. New Poetry of New England: Frost and Robinson. New York : Russell & Russell, 1938, 148 p. (811 Cof). Cook, Reginald Lansing. The Dimensions of Robert Frost. New York, Barnes & Noble, 1958, 241 p. (811 Coo). Frost, Robert, and others. Robert Frost, a Tribute to the Source. New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1979, 165 p. (811 Fro). Gerber, Philip L. Robert Frost. New York, Twayne Publishers, 1967,1966, 192 p. (811 Ger).
Jay Parini, Middlebury College This book stands at the crossroads of the humanities and the social sciences; it is a book of literary and cultural criticism that deals squarely with issues of "performance," . .
Jay Parini, Middlebury College. American Poetry in Performance: From Walt Whitman to Hip Hop is the first book to trace a comprehensive history of performance poetry in America, covering 150 years of literary history from Walt Whitman through the rap-meets-poetry scene. This book stands at the crossroads of the humanities and the social sciences; it is a book of literary and cultural criticism that deals squarely with issues of "performance," a concept that has attained great importance in the disciplines of anthropology and sociology and has generated its own distinct field of performance studies.
Jay Parini spent over twenty years interviewing friends of Robert Frost and working in the poet's archives at.
Jay Parini spent over twenty years interviewing friends of Robert Frost and working in the poet's archives at Dartmouth, Amherst, and elsewhere to produce this definitive and insightful biography of both the public and private man. While he depicts the various stages of Frost's colorful life, Parini also sensitively explores the poet's psyche, showing how he dealt with adversity, family tragedy, and depression. By taking the reader into the poetry itself, which he reads closely and brilliantly, Parini offers an insightful road map to Frost's remarkable world.