Robert Frost was born in San Francisco but on the death of his father he moved to New England, another area in America. This was the home of his ancestors and he remained their all of his life, except for three years in England from 1912-1915.
Frost won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry four times: 1924, 1931, 1937 and 1943. He is considered to be one of the major poets of the twentieth century and is often called a 'New England nature poet'. Yet his is more than this as his poetry ranges from the short lyrical poem to the longer dramatic and narrative types. He uses the technique of monologue that moves toward an understanding of a spiritual or psychological moment in time.
Pitt, Michael and Susan Pitt. "Selected poems: Robert Frost: study notes for Area of Study: Discovery 2015-2018 HSC." Five Senses Education, 2014, p. 30
On our shelves:
- The Road not taken and other poems; edited with an introduction by David Moore - The 100th Anniversary edition
- Selected poems - from Oxford Student Texts. Includes criticism and interpretation of the poet
On our shelves:
- Selected poems: Robert Frost - Top Notes
- Poirier, Richard. "Robert Frost: the art of poetry, no. 2". Paris Review, issue 24, Summer-Fall, 1960
- eLibrary - General author/title search
Criticism and interpretation:
- Chiasson, Dan. "Bet the Farm: Robert Frost's turbulent apprenticeship", The New Yorker, February 10, 2014.
- Hollis, Matthew. "Edward Thomas, Robert Frost, and the road to war", The Guardian, 30 July, 2011.
- Rothman, Joshua. "Robert Frost: darkness or light", The New Yorker, January 29, 2013.