Yahoo Web Search

Search results

  1. Robert Lowell. Robert Traill Spence Lowell IV ( / ˈloʊəl /; March 1, 1917 – September 12, 1977) was an American poet. He was born into a Boston Brahmin family that could trace its origins back to the Mayflower. His family, past and present, were important subjects in his poetry.

  2. Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Robert Lowell grew up in Boston, Massachusetts. He studied at Harvard University and Kenyon College. He is best known for his volume Life Studies (1959), but his true greatness as an American poet lies in the astonishing variety of his work. In the 1940s he wrote…

  3. Robert Lowell - The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets. On March 1, 1917, Robert Lowell was born into one of Boston’s oldest and most prominent families.

  4. Robert Lowell: The Life of a Troubled Genius. Robert Lowell was one of the best confessional poets of the 20th century, exploring raw, taboo topics such as mental illness, family, and personal turmoil. Poems Cite. Robert Lowell was one of the great names of 20th-century confessional American poetry. Robert was part of a very prominent Boston ...

  5. An introduction to the ground-breaking mid-20th century poet. By Benjamin Voigt. [Jump to poems by publication year: 1970s | 1980s | 2000s] If Robert Lowell ’s (1917-1977) great subject was history, his work made him a part of it. Few had such a significant impact on 20th-century poetics.

  6. Mar 13, 2017 · March 13, 2017. From his thirties on, Lowell suffered the relentless cycles of bipolar disorder. Steve Schapiro / Corbis / Getty. In May of 1936, Robert Lowell screwed up his courage and wrote...

  7. By Troy Jollimore. Photo by Tony Evans/Getty Images. “Skunk Hour” depicts a man at a moment of crisis. In the early 1950s, Robert Lowell was a successful, even famous poet, yet was writing few poems. American culture was changing rapidly and dynamically in those postwar years, and Lowell—due in part to his encounters with Allen Ginsberg ...

  1. People also search for