In Roads now not Taken, Earl J. Wilcox and Jonathan N. Barron deliver a brand new freshness and intensity to the examine of 1 of America's maximum poets. whereas a few critics discounted Frost as a poet with out technical ability, rhetorical complexity, or highbrow intensity, over the last decade students have began to view Robert Frost's paintings from many new views. severe hermeneutics, tradition reports, feminism, postmodernism, and textual modifying all have had their impression on readings of the poet's existence and paintings. This number of essays is the 1st to account for the diversity of those new perceptions.
Appealing to a large literary group, and in response to Frost's personal poetic targets, those twelve essays fall into 4 distinctive different types: gender, biography and cultural experiences, the intertext, and poetics and theory.
All the members, a lot of whom have written books on Frost, are widely known students. Their different viewpoints and collective services make this quantity of essays the main major contribution to Frost feedback to be released in over twenty years.
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