As a poet, robert frost was greatly influenced by the emotions and events of everyday life within a seemingly banal event from a normal day—watching the ice weigh down the branches of a birch tree, mending the stones of a wall, mowing a field of hay—frost discerned a deeper meaning, a. Robert lee frost (named after southern general robert e lee) was born on 26 march 1874 in san francisco, california to isabelle moodie (1844-1900) teacher, and william prescott frost jr (1850-1885), teacher and journalist. Robert frost biography read biographical information including facts, poetic works, awards, and the life story and history of robert frost this short biogrpahy feature on robert frost will help you learn about one of the best famous poet poets of all-time. Robert frost was born in san francisco, california, to journalist william prescott frost, jr, and isabelle moodie frost's father was a teacher, and later an editor of the san francisco evening bulletin (later the san francisco examiner), and an unsuccessful candidate for city tax collector. Poet ezra pound was born on october 30, 1885, in hailey, idaho he studied literature and languages in college and in 1908 left for europe, where he published several successful books of poetry.
Robert lee frost, new england's cherished poet, has been called america's purest classical lyricist and one of the outstanding poets of the twentieth century although he is forever linked to the stone-pocked hills and woods of new england, he was born in san francisco, california, on march 26, 1874. Robert frost was an intelligent and influential poet in the early 1900's he was the most famous american poet of his time robert frost's life, poems, and external influences, brought enjoyment through his poetry to many of his readers. Robert frost is one of the most eminent and finest poets in depicting rural life to know more about him and his childhood, read his brief biography in the lines below.
Frost's style was influenced by the early romantic poets as we can see the romantic features in his poems and also by the contemporary british poets as edward thomas, rupert brooke and robert graves. Robert frost: poems study guide contains a biography of poet robert frost, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis of his major poems. Robert frost, in full robert lee frost, (born march 26, 1874, san francisco, california, us—died january 29, 1963, boston, massachusetts), american poet who was much admired for his depictions of the rural life of new england, his command of american colloquial speech, and his realistic verse portraying ordinary people in everyday situations. Robert lee frost (march 26, 1874 - january 29, 1963) was an american poet his work was initially published in england before it was published in america.
Robert frost is one of the most critically acclaimed american poets of the 20th century, which is a roundabout way of saying you almost certainly studied one of his poems in school most likely, it was a short piece called the road not taken-a poem famous for being one of the most misunderstood and. After frost's wife died in the thirties, he stepped up the pace of his public readings he must have gotten consolation from being robert frost, from being the image of himself that he had perfected with such genius i have heard him say mockingly that hell was a half-filled auditorium this was a. Authorities below are references indicating presence of this name in another database or other reference material most of the sources listed are encyclopedic in nature but might be limited to a specific field, such as musicians or film directors.
Frost did not gain the prestige or fame that goes along with his name, until the early 1920's this is the time when frost really began to be acknowledged as one of the most important american poets frost focused his writings on the beauty of life and of nature. Influenced by the poems of edgar allan poe, robert wanted to be a poet before he went to dartmouth college where he stayed only through the year 1892 in the next several years he worked as a bobbin boy in the lawrence mills, was a shoemaker and for a short while a reporter for the lawrence sentinel. Robert frost - poet poetsorg academy of american poets, nd web 04 june 2015 robert frost poetry foundation poetry foundation, nd web 04 june 2015 robert frost, stopping by woods on a snowy evening from the poetry of robert frost, edited by edward connery lathem.
News about robert frost, including commentary and archival articles published in the new york times. Robert lee frost was born in san francisco, california, on 26 march 1874 his father, a journalist and new england transplant named william prescott frost, jr, named his firstborn child after his personal hero, robert e lee. Frost, robert (26 mar 1874-29 jan 1963), poet, was born robert lee frost in san francisco to isabelle moodie, of scottish birth, and william prescott frost, jr, a descendant of a devonshire frost who had sailed to new hampshire in 1634.