One of the most popular and critically respected American poets of the twentieth century, Robert Frost created a body of poetry that is now celebrated for portraying the life of ordinary men, whilst being rich in its depiction of rural life and subtle in its handling of complex social and philosophical themes The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature s finest poets, with superior formatting This volume presents the pre 1923 poetical works of Robert Frost, with beautiful illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material Version 1 Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Frost s life and works Brief introduction to the life and poetry of Frost Excellent formatting of the poems Poetry includes line numbers ideal for students Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry Easily locate the poems you want to read Scholarly ordering of poems into chronological orderPlease note the collection presents Frost s poetry up until 1922 to comply with copyright Once new texts enter the public domain, they will be added to the eBook as a free update.CONTENTS The Poetry of Robert FrostBRIEF INTRODUCTION ROBERT FROSTThe PoemsLIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDERLIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER Read Robert Frost: Early Poetical Works author Robert Frost – heartforum.co.uk
Flinty, moody, plainspoken and deep, Robert Frost was one of America s most popular 20th century poets Frost was farming in Derry, New Hampshire when, at the age of 38, he sold the farm, uprooted his family and moved to England, where he devoted himself to his poetry His first two books of verse, A Boy s Will 1913 and North of Boston 1914 , were immediate successes In 1915 he returned to the United States and continued to write while living in New Hampshire and then Vermont His pastoral images of apple trees and stone fences along with his solitary, man of few words poetic voice helped define the modern image of rural New England Frost s poems include Mending Wall Good fences make good neighbors , Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening Whose woods these are I think I know , and perhaps his most famous work, The Road Not Taken Two roads diverged in a wood, and I I took the one less traveled by Frost was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for poetry four times in 1924, 1931, 1937 and 1943 He also served as Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 1958 59 that position was renamed as Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry or simply Poet Laureate in 1986.Frost recited his poem The Gift Outright at the 1961 inauguration of John F Kennedy Frost attended both Dartmouth College and Harvard, but did not graduate from either school Frost preferred traditional rhyme and meter in poetry his famous dismissal of free verse was, I d just as soon play tennis with the net down.
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