Robert Frost Himself
by Stanley Burnshaw
1986 Hardcover, 342 pages
9.5 x 6.5 x 1.25 inches
ISBN 13: 978-0-8076-61164-7
$19.95 (Can $23.95)
This work, the first to present much important material that has never before been published–documents, statements, letters, notes–will significantly deepen our understanding of one of the most important literary figures of our time.
In Robert Frost Himself, drawing on personal recollections of conversations, documents, letters, and a lifelong reading of the poetry, Burnshaw presents Frost in his multi-faceted complexity.
Stanley Burnshaw (1906-2005) was a critic, poet, translator, and biographer. He published numerous volumes, best know of which are The Seamless Web, The Poem Itself, In the Terrified Radiance, and My Friend, My Father. Robert Frost Himself was the culmination of Burnshaw's lifelong interest in the poet and the capstone of one of the most distinguished careers in American letters.