The Voice of the Poet: Robert Lowell

The Voice of the Poet: Robert Lowell

Audiobook(Cassette - Abridged, 1 Cassette, 60 min.)


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780375409660
Publisher: Random House Audio Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/28/2000
Series: Voice of the Poet Series
Edition description: Abridged, 1 Cassette, 60 min.
Product dimensions: 4.45(w) x 7.10(h) x 1.16(d)

About the Author

Volume by volume, Robert Lowell revealed the age in which he lived, both drawing its portrait and animating its conscience.  At the time of his death, he was the most prominent and honored American poet of his generation.  Born in Boston, the heir to a patrician family, Lowell was instinctively rebellious.  His troubled family history, broken marriages, and manic-depressive episodes became the subjects of his poems and marked a shift from the dense rhetoric of his early work toward a more open, confessional style.  He was a great peom and our truest historian.

J.D. McClatchy

J.D. McClatchy is a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets, and since 1991 has been the editor of The Yale Review.  He is the author of four books and poems: Scenes from Another Life, Stars Principal, The Rest of the Way, and The Ten Commandments.  He has edited a number of books, including The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry and The Vintage Book of Contemporary World Poetry.

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