The Life of Robert Frost

A Critical Biography
Author(s): Henry Hart
Genre: Language Arts
Original Publish Date: Mar 08, 2017
Product Number: EB00702045
Released: Apr 01, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781119103653
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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The Life of Robert Frost presents a unique and rich approach to the poet that includes original genealogical research concerning Frost's ancestors, and a demonstration of how mental illness plagued the Frost family and heavily influenced Frost's poetry. -A widely revealing biography of Frost that discusses his often perplexing journey from humble roots to poetic fame, revealing new details of Frost's life -Takes a unique approach by giving attention to Frost's genealogy and the family history of mental illness, presenting a complete picture of Frost's complexity -Discusses the traumatic effect on Frost of his father's early death and the impact on his poetry and outlook -Presents original information on the influence of his mother's Swedenborgian mysticism

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