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Robert Frost: a biography

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Boston : Houghton Mifflin, [1996].
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Ashland Adult Nonfiction
811.52 MEY
Robert Frost, one of the greatest American poets, is certainly the most widely read and most loved. After Frost's death in 1963, his authorized biographer wrote a three-volume work which deeply distorted the personality of the poet. Jeffrey Meyers has returned to the sources and survivors and has given us a radically new interpretation of Robert Frost's life. The poet that emerges from this biography is neither the hayseed sage that Frost personified in public nor the monster in human form portrayed by his previous biographer. Meyer's new biography reveals numerous things for the first time - but, most notably, the fact that after Elinor Frost's death in 1938, Frost became passionately involved, in his sixties, with his secretary (the wife of a Harvard lecturer), who dominated the last twenty-five years of his life and inspired his most intense love poems. With the cooperation of her daughter, Meyers finally portrays this fascinating woman's involvement with Frost and her influence on
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"A Peter Davison book."
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Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.
APA Citation (style guide)

Meyers, J. (1996). Robert Frost: a biography. Boston, Houghton Mifflin.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Meyers, Jeffrey. 1996. Robert Frost: A Biography. Boston, Houghton Mifflin.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Meyers, Jeffrey, Robert Frost: A Biography. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1996.

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Meyers, Jeffrey. Robert Frost: A Biography. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1996.

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