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Title:
Robert Frost speaking on campus : excerpts from his talks, 1949-1962
Author:
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963.
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Uniform Title:
Speeches. Selections
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : W.W. Norton & Co., [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
xxv, 199 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Getting up things to say for yourself -- Where poetry comes in -- Handling figures of speech -- "Anxiety for the Liberal Arts" -- A book side to everything -- Not freedom from, but freedom of -- Of rapid reading and what we call "completion" -- No surprise to me, no surprise to anybody else -- Pieces of knitting to go on with -- Everything in the world comes in pairs -- My kind of fooling -- About "the great misgiving" -- Wondering how convictions are had -- Something you live by till you live by something else -- Some gamble-- something of uncertainty -- The future of the world -- Hang around for the refinement of sentiment -- What I think I'm doing when I write a poem -- Of the "elect" and the "elected" -- Fall in love at sight -- Thinking about generalizations -- "In on the ground floor" -- A certain restlessness -- About thinking and of perishing to shine -- A gentler interest in the fine things -- Let's say bravely-- that poetry counts -- I'll tell you a little about my walks.
ISBN:
9780393071238
Format :
Book

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