January 30, 2013

Robert Frost: Darkness or Light?

From The New Yorker blog:
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Photograph: Library of Congress.
“It’s hard to imagine the author of “Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening”—the watcher of trees and grass, of frozen lakes and forested darkness—pinning up political posters in a crowded San Francisco bar. But, while the personality that comes through in Frost’s poems was a genuine one, it was also edited...
Yesterday was the fiftieth anniversary of Robert Frost’s death.

Joshua Rothman looks at the poet’s two sides: http://nyr.kr/VSHmr5


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