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The Children of the Night (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Children of the Night (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Edwin Arlington Robinson
     
 

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Poet Louise Bogan called this 1897 volume 'one of the hinges upon which American poetry was able to turn from the sentimentality of the 90's toward modern veracity and psychological truth."  The collection, Robinson's second, caught the eye of President Theodore Roosevelt in 1905, who was instrumental in providing the impoverished poet a much-needed

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Poet Louise Bogan called this 1897 volume 'one of the hinges upon which American poetry was able to turn from the sentimentality of the 90's toward modern veracity and psychological truth."  The collection, Robinson's second, caught the eye of President Theodore Roosevelt in 1905, who was instrumental in providing the impoverished poet a much-needed sinecure.  

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411451780
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
04/19/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
File size:
201 KB

Meet the Author


Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869-1935) was an important American poet.  In addition to verse collections like The Children of the Night (1897) and The Man Against the Sky (1916), he wrote long narrative poems, among the best known of which are Merlin (1917), Lancelot (1920), and The Man Who Died Twice (1924).  He won three Pulitzer Prizes during his career.

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