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  Robert Frost - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Robert Lee Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) was an American poet, one of the foremost of the 20th century.
Frost was sure that there was another man and went on an excursion to the Great Dismal Swamp in Virginia.
Robert Frost and John Bartlett: The Record of a Friendship, by Margaret Bartlett Anderson (Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1963).
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 Historic Sites: Robert Frost Farm - History of Robert Frost   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Frost entered Dartmouth in the fall of 1892, and although he stayed for less than one semester, it was there that Robert Frost began to think of becoming a poet.
For Robert Frost, who especially enjoyed the seclusion, the farm was an ideal setting to raise his family and continue to write poetry in private.
Frost's daughter, Irma was committed to the State Hospital in Concord, N.H. for a short time and then under the care of Lesley, was finally settled into a nursing home in northern Vermont.
www.nhparks.state.nh.us /ParksPages/FrostFarm/FrostHistFrost.html   (712 words)

  
 Robert Frost - Books and Biography
Robert Frost (1874-1963) was born in San Francisco, California.
Frost also suffered from depression and the continual self-doubt led him to cling to the desire to be awarded the Nobel Prize for literature.
Among the honors and rewards Frost received were tributes from the U.S. Senate (1950), the American Academy of Poets (1953), New York University (1956), and the Huntington Hartford Foundation (1958), the Congressional Gold Medal (1962), the Edward MacDowell Medal (1962).
www.readprint.com /author-39/Robert-Frost   (1069 words)

  
 Robert Frost
Robert Frost’s poetry has made a remarkable impact upon the literary world, connecting with readers for over ninety years.
Robert Frost’s life was riddled with devastating events.
Robert Frost made an essential contribution to the canon of American poetry.
www.bsu.edu /web/gstrecker/PoetryProject/robertfrost.htm   (613 words)

  
 Robert Frost
Frost published his first books in Great Britain in the 1910s, but he soon became in his own country the most read and constantly anthologized poet, whose work was made familiar in classrooms and lecture platforms.
Frost depicted the fields and farms of his surroundings, observing the details of rural life, which hide universal meaning.
In Lawrance Thompson's three-volume official biography (1966-1976) Frost was presented as a misanthrope, anti-intellectual, cruel, and angry man, but in Jay Parini's work (1999) he was again viewed with sympathy: ''He was a loner who liked company; a poet of isolation who sought a mass audience; a rebel who sought to fit in.
www.kirjasto.sci.fi /rfrost.htm   (1310 words)

  
 The My Hero Project - Robert Lee Frost
Frost rose from his chair and felt his stiff cold muscles protest as he began the walk to the podium.
When this was unsuccessful Frost came to the conclusion that he would be unable to read the poem "Dedication." Then he spoke to the assembled audience, "I think I'll say, this was to be a preface to the poem I can say to you without seeing it." This caused a burst of laughter as Mr.
Frost was a man who had remained unknown for the first forty years of his life, but had reached the height of public opinion by the time he died.
myhero.com /hero.asp?hero=r_frost   (1244 words)

  
 The Academy of American Poets - Robert Frost
Robert Frost was born in San Francisco in 1874.
The couple moved to England in 1912, after their New Hampshire farm failed, and it was abroad that Frost met and was influenced by such contemporary British poets as Edward Thomas, Rupert Brooke, and Robert Graves.
Robert Frost lived and taught for many years in Massachusetts and Vermont, and died on January 29, 1963, in Boston.
www.poets.org /poet.php/prmPID/192   (526 words)

  
 Robert Frost .....................
Robert Frost was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for poetry four times, and in 1961 he became the first poet to read a poem at a Presidential Inauguration, that of John F. Kennedy
Robert Frost's fame was due largely to a number of well-known and beautifully crafted poems which were published around the world.
Robert Frost died on January 30, 1963, at the age of eighty-nine.
www.worsleyschool.net /socialarts/poemsofrobert/frost.html   (890 words)

  
 Robert Frost Biographical Information
Robert and Jeanie dislike grandparents' sternness and rigorous discipline.
Frost teaches at Salem district school Marries Elinor White in Lawrence on December 19 in ceremony conducted by Swedenborgian pastor.
Grandfather William Prescott Frost dies on July 10; his will gives Frost a $500 annuity and use of the Derry farm for ten years, after which the annuity is to be increased to $800 and Frost is to be given ownership of the farm.
www.ketzle.com /frost/frostbio.htm   (3171 words)

  
 Frost's Life and Career--by William H. Pritchard and Stanley Burnshaw
Frost was later to teach at the University of Michigan and at Dartmouth College, but his relationship to Amherst (sometimes a troubled one) was the most significant educational alliance he formed.
Frost once wrote about Edwin Arlington Robinson that ‘his life was a revel in the felicities of language', and surely the claim could be made, even more appropriately, of Frost himself.
Frost, Robert (26 Mar. 1874-29 Jan. 1963), poet, was born Robert Lee Frost in San Francisco to Isabelle Moodie, of Scottish birth, and William Prescott Frost, Jr., a descendant of a Devonshire Frost who had sailed to New Hampshire in 1634.
www.english.uiuc.edu /maps/poets/a_f/frost/life.htm   (4378 words)

  
 Robert Frost
Robert Frost, four time winner of the Pulitzer Prize, was arguably America's most widely read and constantly anthologized poet of the Twentieth Century.
Robert Frost was born on March 26, 1874, just two years before his father was initially diagnosed with pulmonary tuberculosis.
Frost was left an annuity of $500 and the Derry Farm in his grandfather's will, but there was a significant catch - he must keep the farm for ten years, after which the annuity would increase to $800 and he would own the farm free-and-clear.
www.netpoets.com /classic/biographies/076000.htm   (1376 words)

  
 ROBERT FROST
Frost refers to his poetry as having figures in two ways, figure that has sculptural value and figure symbolizing something.
We often think that Frost was a nature poet, but from the project we did it was fair enough to conclude that Frost used nature to illustrate the human psychological day-to-day feelings.
When reading Frost’s poetry, you can tell that there are issues that he struggles with but one thing that stands out is that, with all the issues he struggles with he does not Damn God.
www.msu.edu /~lewisbr4/frost.htm   (1915 words)

  
 PAL: Robert Frost (1874-1963)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A swinger of birches; a portrait of Robert Frost.
Brower, Reuben A. The poetry of Robert Frost; constellations of intention.
Tuttleton, James W. "The Rehabilitation of Robert Frost." The New Criterion 14.10 (Jun 1996): 65-70.
www.csustan.edu /english/reuben/pal/chap7/frost.html   (984 words)

  
 Robert Frost   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Robert Frost was born on March 26, 1874 in San Francisco, California.
When Frost was two years old, his mother fled to Lawrence, Massachusetts, to get away from her husband, who was a drunkard.
Robert never in truth had any jobs, except being a poet, but he published many poems in his lifetime.
www.kyrene.k12.az.us /schools/brisas/sunda/poets/frost.htm   (365 words)

  
 Robert Frost - Biography and Works
Robert Frost (1874-1963) was one of the finest of rural New England's 20th century pastoral poets.
Frost published his first books in Great Britain in the 1910s, but he soon became in his own country the most read and constantly anthologized poet.
Frost participated in the inauguration of President John Kennedy in 1961 by reciting two of his poems.
www.online-literature.com /frost   (957 words)

  
 Poems by Robert Frost
Robert Lee Frost was born in San Francisco, and after his fathers death in 1885, he moved with his family to Lawrence, Massachusetts, where he became interested in reading and writing poetry while in high school.
Frost returned to the United states in 1915, and by the 1920's, he was the most celebrated poet in North America, and was granted four Pulitzer Prizes.
Robert Frost @ the Acadamy of American Poets - Small selection of poetry, extensive bibliography, decent biography.
www.internal.org /list_poems.phtml?authorID=7   (333 words)

  
 A Tribute to Robert Frost
Frost is one of the most widely read poets of the 20th-century, and he is often considered the most authentic voice of the American national character.
Among Frost's beautiful nature poems with philosophic overtones is "Birches", which describes the poet's growth from a young "swinger of birches" to an old man contemplating the meaning of death and eternity.
Frost's own love of the soil, his quiet humor, and his simple but moving language made him one of the most respected poets of his generation.
members.tripod.com /~JeanneAnn/frost.html   (880 words)

  
 Robert Frost
Books and essays on Robert Frost that are out of print and have been scanned into a computer readable format and are downloadable.
Short biographies of Robert Frost by William H. Pritchard and Stanley Burnshaw, and a bibliography.
On Robert Pinsky's "America's Favorite Poem" Project, which determined that Frost's "The Road Not Taken" is the best loved poem in the U.S. An short, biographical introduction to Robert Frost from Gale Publishing.
www.literaryhistory.com /20thC/Frost.htm   (473 words)

  
 The Frost Trail- The Homes and Roads of Robert Frost LiteraryTraveler.com
At both of Frost's homes in New Hampshire we were able walk amongst nature which was something Frost himself cherished.
The Robert Frost Memorial Trail is just off Route 125 close to the Middlebury College Bread Loaf campus in the Green Mountain National Forest.
Frost was able to see the meaning in Nature and translate it into poetry.
www.literarytraveler.com /literary_articles/robert_frost_trail.aspx   (408 words)

  
 The Friends of Robert Frost
Shaftsbury, VT A new museum, only minutes away from Frost's gravesite in Bennington, was opened in 2002 to honor America's favorite poet.
Frost lived in the Stone House in South Shaftsbury, Vermont from 1920 to 1929.
A new exhibit, "Robert Frost: The Women in his Life," will open in summer 2006.
www.frostfriends.org   (241 words)

  
 Biography of Robert Frost   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Although his verse forms are traditional--he often said, in a dig at archrival Carl Sandburg, that he would as soon play tennis without a net as write free verse--he was a pioneer in the interplay of rhythm and meter and in the poetic use of the vocabulary and inflections of everyday speech.
Frost's poetic and political conservatism caused him to lose favor with some literary critics, but his reputation as a major poet is secure.
Bibliography: Brower, Reuben A., The Poetry of Robert Frost(1963); Brunshaw, Stanley, Robert Frost Himself (1986); Frost, Robert, The Poetry of Robert Frost, ed.
ssl.pro-net.co.uk /home/catalyst/RF/bio.html   (832 words)

  
 Robert Frost
Frost always presented himself as a New Englander and therefore was interpreted as a nineteenth century Transcendentalist.
Frost shared with Emerson and Thoreau the "belief that everybody was a separate individuality and that collective enterprises could do nothing but weaken the self" (Norton 1763).
Frost avoided movements simply because they were right or left sided and involved group undertakings.
www.uncp.edu /home/canada/work/canam/frost.htm   (633 words)

  
 IMS: Robert Frost, HarperAudio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Frost, who was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1924, 1931, 1937, and 1943, described a poem as "a momentary stay against confusion." These straightforward but intense readings were made in 1956 at Frost's home.
Frost, who was born in 1874 and died in 1963, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1924, 1931, 1937, and 1943.
Born in 1874, Frost was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1924, 1931, 1937, and 1943 and died in 1963.
town.hall.org /Archives/radio/IMS/HarperAudio/012294_harp_ITH.html   (421 words)

  
 A Frost Bouquet: Editions in English
Frost had two copies of this first book of his poetry printed, one for his future bride, Elinor White, and one for himself.
Inscribed by Frost on the date of publication to Vera Harvey of Gloucester, Massachusetts, a daughter of Mrs.
Frost dedicated this book to his mother Belle Moodie Frost "who knew as a teacher that no poetry was good for children that wasn't equally good for their elders."
www.lib.virginia.edu /small/exhibits/frost/english.html   (971 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Poetry of Robert Frost: The Collected Poems, Complete and Unabridged (Owl Book): Books: Robert Frost   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Robert Frost's poetry was always simple and direct, yet strangely deep.
The Poetry of Robert Frost by Robert Frost
Robert Frost was and is America's greatest poet.
www.amazon.com /Poetry-Robert-Frost-Collected-Unabridged/dp/0805005013   (1216 words)

  
 Voices and Visions Spotlight -- Robert Frost
Frost himself evaded the question with characteristic understatement: "I am [not] un-designing," he said.
Hearing Frost himself read "The Road Not Taken" is alone worth a visit to the Academy of American Poets' page on Frost.
After listening to Frost read "The Road Not Taken," compare Peter Davison's reading of the same poem at The Atlantic Monthly's "A Group of Poems." Stay to hear Davison's reading of "Birches" and "The Sound of Trees" and his comments on Frost reading his own poetry.
www.learner.org /catalog/extras/vvspot/Frost.html   (370 words)

  
 Robert Frost Collection at Bartleby.com
Perhaps the most popular and beloved of 20th-century American poets, Frost wrote of the character, people, and landscape of New England.
After the publication of A Boy’s Will (1913) and North of Boston (1914), he returned to the United States, settling on a farm near Franconia, N.H. Frost taught and lectured at several universities, including Amherst, Harvard, and the Univ. of Michigan.—Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition.
These collections of poems provide a wonderful selection of the work of Robert Frost.
www.bartleby.com /people/Frost-Ro.html   (201 words)

  
 Robert Frost
Frost was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1924, 1931, 1937, and 1943.
Frost's critical reputation has recently rebounded after a period when his poetry was often criticized for being old-fashioned.
Robert Frost - Poet, born 26 March 1874, American poet who wrote "The Road Not Taken"
www.factmonster.com /ce6/people/A0819782.html   (412 words)

  
 Salon.com Audio | Robert Frost
Born in San Francisco in 1874, Robert Frost is considered one of America's leading poets of the 20th century.
Essentially, Frost is thought of as a pastoral poet whose work closely reflects the scenery and life of rural New England.
Frost's poetic and political conservatism did cause him to lose favor with some literary critics, however, in the end his reputation as a major American poet has remained secure.
www.salon.com /audio/2000/10/05/frost   (344 words)

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