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Chapter 10: Robert Lowell (1917-1977)

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Modern American Poetry: RL

Primary Works

Lord Weary's castle. NY: Harcourt, Brace and company, 1946. PS3523.O89 L6

Life studies. NY: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux 1959. PS3523.O89 L5

Phaedra and Figaro: Racine's Phedre translated by Robert Lowell and Beaumarchais's Figaro's marriage translated by Jacques Barzun. NY: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy 1961. PQ1898 .A44

Lord Weary's castle, and The mills of the Kavanaughs; two volumes of poems. Cleveland: Meridian Books 1961. PS3523 .O89 L6

Imitations. NY: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, 1961. PN6020 .L6

For the Union dead. NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1964. PS3523.O89 F6

The Old Glory. NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1965. PS3523.O89 O4

The Achievement of Robert Lowell: a comprehensive selection of his poems. with a critical introduction by William J. Martz. Glenview, Ill. Scott, Foresman 1966. PS3523.O89 A6

Randall Jarrell, 1914-1965. Edited by Robert Lowell, Peter Taylor & Robert Penn Warren. NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1967. PS3519.A86 Z77

Near the ocean; poems. Drawings by Sidney Nolan. NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1967. PS3523.O89 N4

Prometheus bound. Derived from Aeschylus. NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1969. PS3523 O89 P7

Notebook 1967-68. NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1969. PS3523.O89 A6

History. NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1973. PS3523 O89 H5

For Lizzie and Harriet. NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1973. PS3523 O89 F56

The dolphin. NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1973. PS3523 O89 D6

Selected poems. NY: Farrar Straus and Giroux, 1976. PS3523 O89 A17

Day by day. NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1977. PS3523 O89 D39

The Oresteia of Aeschylus. translated by Robert Lowell. NY: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1978. PA3827.A7 L6

"Robert Lowell." Voices & visions. videorecording. a presentation of the South Carolina Educational Television Network; produced by NY Center for Visual History. Santa Barbara, CA: Intellimation, 1988. Video Cassette PS305 .V65x

The Letters of Robert Lowell. Hamilton, Saskia (ed. and introd.). NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2005.

Selected Bibliography 1980-Present

Doreski, William. Robert Lowell's Shifting Colors: The Poetics of the Public and the Personal. Athens: Ohio UP, 1999.

Furr, Derek. Recorded Poetry and Poetic Reception from Edna Millay to the Circle of Robert Lowell. NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

Halpern, Nick. Everyday and Prophetic: The Poetry of Lowell, Ammons, Merrill, and Rich. Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 2003.

Hamilton, Ian. Robert Lowell, a biography. NY: Random House, 1982. PS3523.O89 Z68

Hart, Harry, and Jay Parini. Robert Lowell and the Sublime. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse UP, 1995. PS3523 .O89 Z684

Heep, Hartmut. A Different Poem: Rainer Maria Rilke's American Translators Randall Jarrell, Robert Lowell, and Robert Bly. NY: Peter Lang, 1996.

Heymann, C. David. American aristocracy: the lives and times of James Russell Amy, and Robert. NY: Dodd, Mead, 1980. PS129 .H44

Hemenway, Robert. ed. Becoming a poet: Elizabeth Bishop with Marianne Moore and Robert Lowell. NY: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1989. PS 3503 .I785 Z75

Mariani, Paul L. Lost puritan: a life of Robert Lowell. NY: W.W. Norton, 1996, 1994. PS3523 .O89 Z74

Procopiow, Norma. Robert Lowell, the poet and his critics. Chicago: American Library Association, 1984. PS3523 .O89 Z835

Raffel, Burton. Robert Lowell. NY: Ungar, 1981. PS3523.O89 Z84

Rotella, Guy. Castings: Monuments and Monumentality in Poems by Elizabeth Bishop, Robert Lowell, James Merrill, Derek Walcott, and Seamus Heaney. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt UP, 2004.

Rudman, Mark. Robert Lowell, an introduction to the poetry. NY: Columbia UP, 1983. PS3523 .O89 Z856

Tillinghast, Richard. Robert Lowell's life and work: damaged grandeur. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 1995. PS3523 .O89 Z885

Travisano, Thomas. Midcentury Quartet: Bishop, Lowell, Jarrell, Berryman, and the Making of a Postmodern Aesthetic. Charlottesville: UP of Virginia, 1999.

- - -. ed. Words in Air: The Complete Correspondence between Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell. NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2008.

Vendler, Helen. Last Looks, Last Books: Stevens, Plath, Lowell, Bishop, Merrill. Princeton, NJ: Princeton UP, 2010

Von Hallberg, Robert. American poetry and culture, 1945-1980. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1985. PS379 .V58

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