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Robert Frost (1) [1874–1963]

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For other authors named Robert Frost, see the disambiguation page.

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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 Boston, Mountain Interval, and The Gift Outright, among others. Frost married Elinor Miriam White in 1895, and they had six children--Elliott, Lesley, Carol, Irma, Marjorie, and Elinor Bettina. He died in Boston in 1963. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The Poetry of Robert Frost 4,589 copies, 15 reviews
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening 2,053 copies, 46 reviews
Poetry for Young People: Robert Frost 1,587 copies, 37 reviews
Robert Frost's Poems 1,126 copies, 9 reviews
Mountain Interval 1,117 copies, 11 reviews
You Come Too 679 copies, 8 reviews
Complete Poems of Robert Frost 547 copies, 5 reviews
Selected Poems 514 copies, 3 reviews
A Boy's Will/North of Boston 480 copies, 3 reviews
Robert Frost: Selected Poems 450 copies, 2 reviews
In the Clearing 402 copies, 2 reviews
Frost 339 copies
North of Boston 161 copies, 3 reviews
The Poems of Robert Frost 158 copies, 3 reviews
Birches 138 copies, 3 reviews
Early Poems 136 copies, 1 review
Versed in Country Things 129 copies, 4 reviews
Swinger of Birches 86 copies, 1 review
Christmas Trees 81 copies, 2 reviews
A further range 80 copies, 1 review
New Hampshire 79 copies, 1 review
A Boy's Will 72 copies, 5 reviews
The Notebooks of Robert Frost 58 copies, 2 reviews
Poetry for Kids: Robert Frost 56 copies, 2 reviews
A Witness Tree 40 copies
The Runaway 29 copies
Steeple bush 24 copies, 1 review
American poetry 19 copies
Collected poems 15 copies
The Cow in Apple Time 12 copies, 1 review
From Snow to Snow 12 copies, 1 review
Robert Frost 7 copies
Fire and Ice 5 copies
Miles to Go 3 copies
Mowing [poem] 3 copies
The Mending Wall 3 copies, 1 review
My November Guest 3 copies, 1 review
Dust of Snow 2 copies, 2 reviews
Caprice 2 copies, 1 review
Love and a Question {poem} 2 copies, 1 review
Stars [poem] 2 copies
Home Burial [poem] 2 copies, 1 review
Early Poetry 2 copies
Gebre I Sol 2 copies
Kitty Hawk 1 copy
Prosa 1 copy
Healing Poetry 1 copy, 1 review
Revelation 1 copy
The Armful 1 copy
The Code {poem} 1 copy, 1 review
Waiting 1 copy
In Neglect 1 copy
Storm Fear 1 copy
In a Vale 1 copy
55 wierszy 1 copy
One Hundred and One Famous Poems (Contributor, some editions) 1,756 copies, 17 reviews
Winter Poems (Contributor) 938 copies, 10 reviews
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (Contributor, some editions) 853 copies, 7 reviews
The Best American Essays of the Century (Contributor) 697 copies, 4 reviews
The Best Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy-Onassis (Contributor) 472 copies, 11 reviews
A Pocket Book of Modern Verse (Contributor, some editions) 407 copies, 1 review
The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart: A Poetry Anthology (Contributor) 353 copies, 3 reviews
Baseball: A Literary Anthology (Contributor) 303 copies, 4 reviews
The Art of Losing (Contributor) 167 copies, 20 reviews
American Religious Poems: An Anthology (Contributor) 138 copies, 1 review
American Wits: An Anthology of Light Verse (Contributor) 123 copies, 3 reviews
A Comprehensive Anthology of American Poetry (Contributor) 122 copies, 2 reviews
The Standard Book of British and American Verse (Contributor) 99 copies, 1 review
Norton Book of Friendship (Contributor) 89 copies
Twentieth Century American Poetry (Contributor) 84 copies, 1 review
New Poets of England and America (Introduction) 82 copies, 1 review
American Sonnets: An Anthology (Contributor) 59 copies
The Hungry Ear: Poems of Food and Drink (Contributor) 57 copies, 1 review
Autumn: A Spiritual Biography of the Season (Contributor) 52 copies, 2 reviews
Lament for the Makers: A Memorial Anthology (Contributor) 43 copies, 1 review
The Grandma Moses storybook (Contributor) 30 copies
The Magic Circle: Stories and People in Poetry (Contributor) 27 copies, 1 review
Spring: A Spiritual Biography of the Season (Contributor) 26 copies, 1 review
Dark of the Moon: Poems of Fantasy and the Macabre (Contributor) 24 copies, 1 review
Soliloquy for Pan (Contributor) 20 copies
American Poetry, 1922 A Miscellany (Contributor) 19 copies, 2 reviews
American Poems 1779-1900 (Contributor) 11 copies
Trees: A Celebration (Contributor) 11 copies
King Jasper (Introduction, some editions) 8 copies
Men and Women: The Poetry of Love (Contributor) 7 copies
Perspectives on poetry (Contributor) 5 copies
War poems from the Yale review (Contributor) 5 copies, 1 review

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