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Life of Robert Frost (Hardcover) (Henry Hart)

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The Life of Robert Frost presents a unique and rich approach to the poet that includes original genealogical research concerning Frost’s ancestors, and a demonstration of how mental illness plagued the Frost family and  heavily influenced Frost’s poetry

  • A widely revealing biography of Frost that discusses his often perplexing journey from humble roots to poetic fame, revealing new details of Frost’s life
  • Takes a unique approach by giving attention to Frost’s genealogy and the family history of mental illness, presenting a complete picture of Frost’s complexity
  • Discusses the traumatic effect on Frost of his father’s early death and the impact on his poetry and outlook
  • Presents original information on the influence of his mother’s Swedenborgian mysticism
Number of Pages: 448
Genre: Literary Criticism, Biography + Autobiography
Series Title: Wiley Blackwell Critical Biographies
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Author: Henry Hart
Language: English
Street Date: April 17, 2017
TCIN: 51689046
UPC: 9780470658529
Item Number (DPCI): 248-28-5386
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