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achievement of Robert Lowell.

William J. Martz

achievement of Robert Lowell.

by William J. Martz

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Published by Scott,Foresman in Atlanta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lowell, Robert, -- 1917-1977.

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    SeriesModern Poets series
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20234346M

    WHEN ROBERT LOWELL arrived at Harvard as a freshman in the autumn of , he brought a weighty burden with nded by reminders of his family's immense wealth and power (his uncle, Abbott. This all provides pretty good copy, as they like to say, for Jeffrey Meyers’s new book, Robert Lowell in Love, a detailed accounting of the women Lowell pursued and lived and conversed with.

    Full text of "The achievement of Robert Lowell, " See other formats Achievement of Robert Lowell, 3 T 00flb D 5 Please handle this volume with care. 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 and , the National Book.

    Robert Lowell's poetry collection Life Studies is considered by many to have changed the landscape of modern poetry. - The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets. achievement. Reading Myself () Robert Lowell Like thousands, I took just pride and more than just, struck matches that brought my blood to a boil; I memorized the tricks to set the river on fire— somehow never wrote something to go back to. Can I suppose I am finished with wax flowers and have earned my grass on the minor slopes of.


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Pulitzer Achievement of Robert Lowell. book poet Robert Lowell grew up in Boston, Massachusetts. He studied at Harvard University and Kenyon College. He is best known for his volume Life Studies (), but his true greatness as an American poet lies in the astonishing variety of his work.

In the s he wrote intricate and tightly patterned poems that incorporated traditional meter and rhyme; when he published. Free Online Library: The achievement of Robert Lowell.(Books, Critical Essay) by "New Criterion"; Literature, writing, book reviews Political science Poetry Criticism and interpretation.

Robert Traill Spence Lowell IV (/ ˈ l oʊ əl /; March 1, – Septem ) was an American 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 : American poetry.

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| out of 5 stars 4. Achievement of Robert Lowell, Detroit, University of Detroit Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Robert Lowell; Robert (Schriftsteller Lowell; Robert Lowell; Robert Lowell; Robert Lowell: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jerome Mazzaro.

Hamilton's biography, while impressively comprehensive, presented a damagingly wrong-headed and skewed picture of Lowell the man. The reading public on the whole has accepted Hamilton's portrait of Lowell as authentic, as they did in the case of another damaging biography of a poet, Lawrance Thompson's three-volume book on Robert Frost.

Robert Lowell, born Robert Traill Spence Lowell, IV, was an American poet whose works, confessional in nature, engaged with the questions of history and probed the dark recesses of the self. He is generally considered to be among the greatest American poets of the twentieth century.

Get this from a library. The achievement of Robert Lowell: a comprehensive selection of his poems: with a critical introduction. [Robert Lowell; William J Martz]. 77 quotes from Robert Lowell: 'The light at the end of the tunnel is just the light of an oncoming train.', 'In the end, there is no end.', and 'If youth is a defect, it is one that we outgrow too soon.'.

Robert Lowell – Setting the River on Fire review: Recuperating the poet’s reputation. The cost of making art, and how much of it the artist and those around him should have to bear, is the.

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 was notably unlucky in Ian Hamilton’s major biography written on him in Hamilton’s biography, while impressively comprehensive, presented a damagingly wrong-headed and skewed picture of Lowell the man.

The reading public on the whole has accepted Hamilton’s portrait of Lowell as authentic, as they did in the case of another damaging biography of a poet, Lawrance. Soft cover. Condition: Good/fair. Reprint.

Book in good to fair condition, it has a good clean text so it is easy to read, with natural wear with age. The book contains poems from several of Robert Lowell's collections of poetry from to An American Poet who challenges the reader to be intelligent as himself.

Seller Inventory # Life Studies is the fourth book of poems by Robert Lowell. Most critics (including Helen Vendler, Steven Gould Axelrod, Adam Kirsch, and others) consider it one of Lowell's most important books, and the Academy of American Poets named it one of their Groundbreaking Books.4/5(34).

Although Robert Lowell was born inKay Redfield Jamison opens her new biography of the poet seventy-two years before his birth, inwith a Lowell being committed to the “McLean Asylum for the Insane.” This was Harriet Brackett Spence Lowell, Lowell’s great-great-grandmother, who had been cared for at home until her manic behavior [ ].

I am afraid that writing verse rather atrophies one’s faculties for communication. Our modern American poetry has a snarl on its hands. Something earth-shaking was started about fifty years ago by Continue reading "Robert Lowell accepts the National Book Award in Poetry for Life Studies".

The Collected Poems of Robert Lowell opens a window onto the life of a great American poet. That this poet is named Frank Bidart does not distract from Lowell’s achievement; in fact, the dynamic relationship between the author and coeditor of this book helps to rescue Lowell from the story of his own life—a story we may already know too well.

Looking for books by Robert Lowell. See all books authored by Robert Lowell, including Life Studies & For the Union Dead, and Selected Poems: Revised Edition, and more on This chapter looks at the achievement of Robert Lowell as a poet.

It discusses Lowell's rebellions against proper Brahmin Boston and other representatives of authority and his popularization of the term confessional poetry. It explains that during his career Lowell looked within and without, devising multiple designs for his articulations and that his style and subjects never stopped changing.

THE ACHIEVEMENT OF ROBERT LOWELL Review Collected Poem& By Robert Lowell, edited by Frank Bidart and David Gewanter. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, pp. $ T > he publication of Robert Lowell's Collected Poems last year initi-ated a welcome renewal of interest in the writer who, a half century.I have known for years that Life Studies is one of Robert Lowell's most important books and a classic of confessional poetry, but I had never actually sat down and read it from cover to cover.

That's one benefit of teaching: it forces me to sit and read books closely. Life Studies is a fascinating book, for a number of reasons: see Lowell evolve into a confessional poet right before our eyes.8 The Collected Poems of Robert Lowell opens a window onto the life of a great American poet.

That this poet is named Frank Bidart does not distract from Lowell’s achievement; in fact, the dynamic relationship between the author and coeditor of this book helps to rescue Lowell from the story of.