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The Letters of Robert Lowell

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux .
Written in English


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ContributionsSaskia Hamilton (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages888
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7423162M
ISBN 100374185468
ISBN 109780374185466

Kay Redfield Jamison. Robert Lowell, Setting the River on Fire: A Study of Genius, Mania, and Character. (New York: Knopf, ) pages with extensive clinical footnotes, primary source documents, and passages from Lowell’s oeuvre. 'THE BEST AMERICAN POET OF HIS GENERATION.' - TIMEGathered on the occasion of Robert Lowell's one hundredth birthday, New Selected Poems offers a .


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This collection of Robert Lowell letters is an excellent supplement to Lowell's Collected Poems. Like the Collected Poems, this book is heavily annotated (which is a very good thing) and well-edited. The letters are divided into 8 sections, with each section covering a period of years, and grouped according to major events or publications in Lowell's by:   This collection of Robert Lowell letters is an excellent supplement to Lowell's Collected Poems.

Like the Collected Poems, this book is heavily annotated (which is a very good thing) and well-edited. The letters are divided into 8 sections, with each section covering a period of years, and grouped according to major events or publications in Lowell's life/5(9).

The Letters of Robert Lowell. Robert Lowell, Saskia Hamilton (Editor) Rating details 72 ratings 8 reviews. One of the most influential poets of the twentieth century, Robert Lowell was also a prolific letter writer who corresponded with many of the remarkable writers and thinkers of his day, including Elizabeth Bishop, Ezra Pound, Hannah Arendt, William Carlos Williams, T.

Eliot, /5. The Letters of Robert Lowell shows us, in many cases for the first time, the private thoughts and passions of a figure unrivaled in his influence on American letters. Product Details About the Pages:   “The Dolphin Letters, ” brings to life one of literary history’s most famous scandals.

Inthe poet Robert Lowell took a teaching appointment at. The Letters of Robert Powell edited by Saskia Hamilton Faber £30, pp By overwhelming consensus among readers, poets and critics, the two great American poets of the past 50 years were Elizabeth. Robert Lowell was a great poet to be sure.

These letters shine a bit of light on his non-public side. He is rude to his parents, snide in fact. In the 1st 2 sections he asks for money from them again and again, though he treats them as imbeciles and abuses them through his letters and in person/5.

The Letters of Robert Lowell. edited by Saskia Hamilton. pp, Faber, £ This Letters of Robert Lowell has rekindled The Letters of Robert Lowell book old argument. When Ian Hamilton published his Life of Lowell.

Buy The Letters of Robert Lowell 1st Edition. by Lowell, Robert, Hamilton, Saskia (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(7).

Buy The Letters of Robert Lowell by Lowell, Robert, Hamilton, Saskia The Letters of Robert Lowell book ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(7). The Dolphin Letters offers an unprecedented portrait of Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Hardwick during the last seven years of Lowell’s life ( to ), a time of personal crisis and creative innovation for both writers.

Centered on the letters they exchanged with each other and with other members of their circle—writers, intellectuals, friends, and publishers, including Elizabeth Bishop, Caroline Blackwood.

Get this from a library. The letters of Robert Lowell. [Robert Lowell; Saskia Hamilton; Poets Laureate Collection (Library of Congress)] -- A collection of personal letters offers a glimpse inside the mind of a legendary man of letters, as well as a study of the evolution of Lowell's poetic work, personal life, manic-depressive illness.

The letters of Robert Lowell. [Robert Lowell; Saskia Hamilton] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Robert Lowell; Robert Lowell: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert Lowell; Saskia Hamilton.

Find more information about: ISBN:   The Letters of Robert Lowell. Reviewed by Charles McGrath. J ; The book also has a plot of sorts. It is punctuated by Lowell's breakdowns and.

5. To Charlotte Winslow Lowell and Robert T. Lowell. POSTCARD [August 7, I] We wish you joy We wish you health But would destroy. “ The Dolphin Letters ” collects letters from this period, mostly by Lowell and Hardwick themselves but also by their daughter, Harriet, and by friends Author: Troy Jollimore.

The Dolphin Letters offers an unprecedented portrait of Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Hardwick during the last seven years of Lowell's life ( to ), a time of personal crisis and creative innovation for both writers. Centered on the letters they exchanged with each other and with/5.

Although he was honored from the start as the leading American poet of his generation, Robert Lowell lived what was, in important respects, a terrible life. From (his thirty-second year) until his death in he suffered nearly annual attacks of acute mania followed by bleak depression, requiring hospitalization and often physical restraint.

Poet Robert Lowell (Photo by Steve Schapiro/Corbis via Getty Images) The Dolphin Letters, – collects the bulk of the correspondence between Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Hardwick during the torturous years when the writers separated, divorced, and briefly reunited, before Lowell died suddenly in A subtitle, “Robert Lowell, Elizabeth Hardwick, and Their Circle,” is printed at.

Saskia Hamilton is the author of several books of poetry, including Corridor, named one of the best poetry books of by The New Yorker and The New York Times Book Review. She is the editor of The Letters of Robert Lowell and coeditor of Words in Air: The Complete Correspondence Between Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell/5(2).

Essentially, this is the story of Robert Lowell—a pillar of modern American literature who left his wife, a writer named Elizabeth Hardwick, and their teenage daughter to marry a Reviews: 4.

The Letters Behind One of American Poetry’s Most Infamous Books The Dolphin Letters, –, which collects the correspondence between Elizabeth Hardwick and Robert Lowell, is.

“How happy we’ll be together,” Robert Lowell wrote to Elizabeth Hardwick in July,weeks before their marriage. Thirty-two years old and divorced from Author: Thomas Mallon.

Robert Traill Spence Lowell IV (/ ˈ l oʊ əl /; March 1, – Septem ) was an American was born into a Boston Brahmin family that could trace its origins back to the family, past and present, were important subjects in his poetry.

Growing up in Boston also informed his poems, which were frequently set in Boston and the New England : American poetry.

The correspondence between one of the most famous couples of twentieth-century literature The Dolphin Letters offers an unprecedented portrait of Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Hardwick during the last seven years of Lowell's life ( to ), a time of personal crisis and creative innovation for both writers.

Centered on the letters they exchanged with each other and with other members of. THE LETTERS OF ROBERT LOWELL Robert Lowell, Author, Saskia Hamilton, Editor.

Farrar, Straus & Giroux $40 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book. The letters of Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell. Seeing each other more often would have given them less time to write, less to write about, and, since letters Author: Dan Chiasson.

The Dolphin Letters offers an unprecedented portrait of Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Hardwick during the last seven years of Lowell’s life ( to ), a time of personal crisis and creative innovation for both : Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Robert Traill Spence Lowell IV (March 1, – Septem ) was an American poet, considered the founder of the confessional poetry movement.

He was appointed the sixth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress where he served from until He won the Pulitzer Prize in both andthe National Book.

• The Dolphin Letters, Elizabeth Hardwick, Robert Lowell and Their Circle, edited by Saskia Hamilton, is published by Faber (£35). To order a copy go to. Saskia Hamilton is the author of three books of poetry, including Corridor (). She is the editor of The Letters of Robert Lowell () and The Dolphin: Two Versions, (), and co-editor of Words in Air: The Complete Correspondence Between Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell ().

She teaches at Barnard College. While Lowell’s self-justifications have been amply documented—in Ian Hamilton’s Robert Lowell: A Biography (), The Letters of Robert Lowell (), edited by Saskia Hamilton, and Words in Air: The Complete Correspondence Between Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Bishop (), edited by Saskia Hamilton and Thomas Travisano, Hardwick’s.

Overview. According to Saskia Hamilton, the editor of Lowell's Letters, Lowell wrote the original version of the poem in The poem was inspired by a trip to Europe that he took with his second wife Elizabeth Hardwick.

It documents his journey, by train, through the Alps, from Rome to Paris in and captures his feelings towards his waning faith in Catholicism.

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry, Robert Lowell’s The Dolphin was controversial from the beginning: many of the poems include letters from Robert Lowell’s wife, the celebrated writer and critic Elizabeth Hardwick, wrote to him after he left her for the English socialite and writer Caroline Blackwood.

With 'Lizzie' as its principal author, The Dolphin Letters turns out to be a better and a more important book than The Dolphin." —Thomas Mallon, The New Yorker "A peculiarly fascinating volume containing hundreds of letters between poet Robert Lowell () and his estranged wife, novelist and critic Elizabeth Hardwick ().

A peculiarly fascinating volume containing hundreds of letters between poet Robert Lowell () and his estranged wife, novelist and critic Elizabeth Hardwick (). Beginning inLowell was living in England, where he met and later married his third wife, Caroline Blackwood.

Last month, Hamilton published The Dolphin Letters, – Elizabeth Hardwick, Robert Lowell, and Their Circle, along with a new, previously unpublished manuscript version of. The Letters of Robert Lowell. Robert Lowell; Edited by Saskia Hamilton Farrar, Straus and Giroux Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

One of the most influential poets of the twentieth century, Robert Lowell was also a prolific letter writer who corresponded with many. The Dolphin Letters, – Elizabeth Hardwick, Robert Lowell, and Their Circle, edited by Saskia Hamilton.

Farrar, Straus and Giroux. $ Saskia Hamilton, by now surely the patron saint of Lowelliana, has restored, with The Dolphin Letters, Elizabeth Hardwick’s answering voice to the period of vacillation and larceny which surrounded Lowell’s collection ofThe Dolphin. Marriage, Betrayal, and the Letters Behind “The Dolphin” How the correspondence between Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Hardwick gave rise to a scandal about the ethics of turning life into art.

Book Overview The correspondence between one of the most famous couples of twentieth-century literature The Dolphin Letters offers an unprecedented portrait of Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Hardwick during the last seven years of Lowell's life ( to ), a time of personal crisis and creative innovation for both writers.

Elizabeth Hardwick, Robert Lowell, and Harriet Lowell, mids. Lowell was carrying this photo in his briefcase on the day he died in What are a writer’s letters worth?

The question, posed bluntly in dollars, plays out in one of the tangled subplots of The Dolphin Letters.The correspondence between one of the most famous couples of twentieth-century literature The Dolphin Letters offers an unprecedented portrait of Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Hardwick during the last seven years of Lowell''s life ( to ), a time of personal crisis and creative innovation for both writers.

Centered on the letters they exchanged with each other and with other members of.