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A reader"s guide to Robert Lowell

Philip Hobsbaum

A reader"s guide to Robert Lowell

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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lowell, Robert, -- 1917-1977 -- Criticism and interpretation.

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    StatementPhilip Hobsbaum.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3523.O89Z/
    The Physical Object
    Pagination184 p. ;
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14766749M
    ISBN 10050014026X

    Robert Lowell was born in Boston on March 1, to a Massachusetts family well positioned in New England society and already rich in literary tradition, including two prominent authors among his ancestors—Amy Lowell and James Russell Lowell’s personal heritage as a writer was enhanced when upon the recommendation of Allen Tate he appeared as a young . FFB: The Reader's Guide to Barsoom and Amtor -- David G. Van Arnam & Others This is a book, if indeed it is a book (the fact that it's loose sheets might argue against that), that few of you will ever have seen or even heard g: Robert Lowell.


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The Poems of Robert Lowell. Minstrelsey of Edmund the Wanderer: Collected by His Early Companion, and Intimate Friend, Lieutenant Spence, of the United States' Navy. Minstrelsey of Edmund the Wanderer: Collected by His Early Companion.

To The Reader (trans. by Robert Lowell) Lyrics. Infatuation, sadism, lust, avarice. possess our souls and drain the body's force; we spoonfeed our adorable remorse, like whores or beggars nourishing their lice.

Born in into an aristocratic Boston family Robert Lowell was not yet thirty when his first major collection of poems, Lord Weary's Castle, won the Pulitzer Prize.

With Life Studies, his third book, he found the intense, highly personal voice that made him the foremost American poet of his generation. He held strong, complex and very public political views.4/5. 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 in London in Photograph: Jane Bown according to many readers at the time, signified a momentous change throughout American poetry and won him the National Book Award in.

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Observer book of the week The Dolphin Letters, Elizabeth Hardwick, Robert Lowell, and Their Circle, edited by Saskia Hamilton – review.

Robert Traill Spence Lowell IV (/ ˈ l oʊ əl /; March 1, – Septem ) was an A readers guide to Robert Lowell book was born into a Boston Brahmin family that could trace its origins back to the family, past and present, were important subjects in his poetry. Growing up in Boston also informed his poems, which were frequently set in Boston and the New England Genre: American poetry.

In May ofRobert Lowell screwed up his courage and wrote a letter to one of his idols, Ezra Pound. Pound was living in Italy and toiling on his great poem “The Cantos,” while dallying with Fascism and Benito : Dan Chiasson.

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He was recogniz ed as an accomplished poet in his own lifetime, and along with Elizabeth Bishop, John Berryman and Sylvia Plath he created the fashion and generated the force of American poetry over the s, 60s, and 70s.

Life Studies, published inmarked a by: 4. Lowell also broke with his Protestant family history by converting to Catholicism in Opposed to some of America's World War II policies, he served a year in prison as a conscientious objector.

Lowell's first books, biblical and apocalyptic in tone, gave way in Life Studies () to a new style that would guarantee his reputation. Robert Lowell – Setting the River on Fire review: Recuperating the poet’s reputation.

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The Dolphin. Robert Lowell; Edited by Saskia Hamilton Farrar, Straus and Giroux Farrar, Straus and Giroux. The Dolphin: Two Versions, is an expanded edition of the Pulitzer Prize–winning provocative poetry collection that crossed the line between art and life.

Robert Lowell () was born in Boston. Life Studies, published inwas a watershed in American poetry, initiating an autobiographical project that became the dominating feature of his work and shaped poetry on both sides of the Atlantic/5(24).

I have only one memory of meeting Robert Lowell, though I’m told he visited my childhood home a (or Cal, as he was known in our house) and my father, Frank Parker, were close friends.

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I became interested in Robert Lowell’s poetry because of the criticism of Seamus Heaney. I had tried reading him before, while studying Sylvia Plath for my A levels, on the recommendation of a teacher who told us she had been taught by Lowell at Boston University, but had not got on with him.

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's book Life Studies was a highly personal account of his life and familial ties and had a significant impact on American poetry. Robert Traill Spence Lowell IV (March 1, – Septem ) was an American poet, considered the founder of the confessional poetry movement.

He was appointed the sixth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress where he served from until He won the Pulitzer Prize in both andthe National Book. Not quite translations--yet something much more, much richer, than mere tributes to their original versions--the poems in Imitations reflect Lowell's conceptual, historical, literary, and aesthetic engagements with a diverse range of voices from the Western canon.

Moving chronologically from Homer to Pasternak--and including such master poets en route as Baudelaire, Rimbaud, Rilke. “The Dolphin Letters, ” brings to life one of literary history’s most famous scandals. Inthe poet Robert Lowell took a teaching appointment at Oxford, leaving behind his wife.

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Also by Susanna Kaysen. See all books by Susanna Kaysen. ''I am tired. Everyone's tired of my turmoil.'' The final line of Robert Lowell's ''Eye and Tooth,'' one of the many poems about depression in ''For the.

Robert Lowell (–77) was the renowned and controversial author of many books of poetry, including Day by Day (FSG, ), For the Union Dead (FSG, ), and Life Studies (FSG, ).

Read an ExcerptPages:   The Madness of Robert Lowell When the poet arrived at Baldpate Hospital in early Aprilhe told his doctors that he was a messenger from s: 3. The selections that came in include influential volumes, books returned to over and over, must-reads, and books frequently recommended to students or new poetry readers.

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