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For Those Who Look Yonder: NYT Reviews Robert Frost’s Letters Vol. 1 June 24, 2014: Yes, few things are as illusive as that man, that mystery: Robert Frost. William Logan recounts, in this fresh-published review of Letters: Volume 1, “He disliked fancy metaphor or decoration [...] by

The Art of The Art of Robert Frost June 17, 2014: At the New Republic, Adam Plunkett reviews The Art of Robert Frost (Yale University Press 2012), by Tim Kendall. The book includes a selection of sixty-five poems from across Frost’s writing [...] by

Is It Work? April 15, 2014: A neighbor famously called Robert Frost the laziest man in the world, not just because he sat on the porch all day staring at nature like it was television, but also because he was constantly falling [...] by

A Second Look at Robert Frost February 5, 2014: It’s getting mighty frosty over at the New York Times today. Yeah, we went there! Jennifer Schuessler takes a look at the life of Robert Frost in light of the forthcoming publication of the [...] by

Twenty-Two Poem Hacks November 4, 2013: I’m really excited to be blogging for Harriet this month. I’ll be writing about translation, Latina poets, ekphrasis, mixtapes, collaboration, and Peyton Place. But I thought I’d start off by [...] by

Joyce Carol Oates Maligns Robert Frost in Nov. Harper’s October 31, 2013: “Poetry . . . not in the business of believing.” The New Republic’s Alice Robb gets real with Joyce Carol Oates, taking the novelist to task for her portrayal of Robert Frost in a [...] by

Crime Files: The Robert Frost Edition October 2, 2013: In case you were thinking of pilfering some Robert Frost letters and Christmas cards, think again. Such thievery will get you a fine of not $1, not $10, but a $100! This is according to the HuffPo: A [...] by

Party By The Frost Bust! August 26, 2013: Woops! Uh… what we meant to say is: “Reverential One-Year Celebration By The Frost Bust!” The Wichita Eagle reports that Friday marks the one-year anniversary that a bust honoring [...] by

Robert Frost and the Criminally Sardonic August 20, 2013: Slate recently noted a scene from Orange Is the New Black that had every poetry and Robert Frost fan smiling: In “Blood Donut,” the seventh episode of Orange Is the New Black, Taystee Jefferson [...] by

Robert Frost’s “‘Out, Out–’” April 29, 2013: Re-reading Robert Frost’s “‘Out, Out—’” for the first time in a long while, I expected it to exhibit at least some kind of craft-smartness and metrical subtlety. But [...] by