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Early Poems

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ISBN-10: 014118017X

ISBN-13: 9780141180175

Edition: N/A

Authors: Robert Frost, Robert Faggen, Faggen Robert

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List price: $24.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 6/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.10" wide x 7.77" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Robert Frost, the quintessential poet of New England, was born in San Francisco in 1874. He was educated at Dartmouth College and Harvard University. Although he managed to support himself working solely as a poet for most of his life and holding various posts with a number of universities, as a young man he was employed as a bobbin boy in a mill, a cobbler, a schoolteacher, and a farmer. Frost, whose poetry focuses on natural images of New England, received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry four times for: New Hampshire, Collected Poems, A Further Range, and A Witness Tree. His works are noted for combining characteristics of both romanticism and modernism. He also wrote A Boy's Will, North of…    

He is an associate professor of literature at Claremont McKenna College. He is the author of Robert Frost & the Challenge of Darwin.

Introduction
Suggestions for Further Reading
A Note on the Texts
Into My Own
Ghost House
My November Guest
Love and a Question
A Late Walk
Stars
Storm Fear
Wind and Window Flower
To the Thawing Wind
A Prayer in Spring
Flower-Gathering
Rose Pogonias
Asking for Roses
Waiting - Afield at Dusk
In a Vale
A Dream Pang
In Neglect
The Vantage Point
Mowing
Going for Water
Revelation
The Trial by Existence
In Equal Sacrifice
The Tuft of Flowers
Spoils of the Dead
Pan with Us
The Demiurge's Laugh
Now Close the Windows
A Line-Storm Song
October
My Butterfly
Reluctance
The Pasture
Mending Wall
The Death of the Hired Man
The Mountain
A Hundred Collars
Home Burial
The Black Cottage
Blueberries
A Servant to Servants
After Apple-Picking
The Code
The Generations of Men
The Housekeeper
The Fear
The Self-Seeker
The Wood-Pile
Good Hours
The Road Not Taken
Christmas Trees
An Old Man's Winter Night
A Patch of Old Snow
In the Home Stretch
The Telephone
Meeting and Passing
Hyla Brook
The Oven Bird
Bond and Free
Birches
Pea Brush
Putting in the Seed
A Time to Talk
The Cow in Apple Time
An Encounter
Range-Finding
The Hill Wife I: Loneliness - Her Word
The Hill Wife II: House Fear
The Hill Wife III: The Smile - Her Word
The Hill Wife IV: The Oft-Repeated Dream
The Hill Wife V: The Impulse
The Bonfire
A Girl's Garden
The Exposed Nest
"Out, Out - "
Brown's Descent or the Willy-Nilly Slide
The Gum-Gatherer
The Line-Gang
The Vanishing Red
Snow
The Sound of the Trees
A Star in a Stone-Boat
The Census-Taker
Maple
The Ax-Helve
The Grindstone
Paul's Wife
Wild Grapes
Place for a Third
Two Witches: The Witch of Coos
Two Witches: The Pauper Witch of Grafton
Fire and Ice
Dust of Snow
To E. T.
The Aim Was Song
For Once, Then, Something
Blue-Butterfly Day
The Onset
Good-by and Keep Cold
Not to Keep
A Brook in the City
Evening in a Sugar Orchard
The Valley's Singing Day
Misgiving
A Hillside Thaw
Plowmen
On a Tree Fallen Across the Road
The Lockless Door
The Need of Being Versed in Country Things
Explanatory Notes
Index of Titles and First Lines