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Robert Lowell

Robert Lowell
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Robert Lowell (1917-1977) was the renowned and controversial author of many books of poetry, including Day by Day, The Dolphin, and History. FSG also published his Collected Prose in 1987.

National Book Awards Winner

National Book Critics Circle Awards Winner

Robert Lowell

The Dolphin Letters, 1970-1979

The Dolphin Letters, 1970-1979

Elizabeth Hardwick and Robert Lowell; Edited by Saskia Hamilton
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The correspondence between one of the most famous couples of twentieth-century literature

The Dolphin Letters offers an unprecedented portrait of Robert Lowell...

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The Dolphin

Robert Lowell; Edited by Saskia Hamilton
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The Dolphin: Two Versions, 1972-1973 is an expanded edition of the Pulitzer Prize–winning provocative poetry collection that crossed the line between art and life.

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New Selected Poems

Robert Lowell; Edited by Katie Peterson
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

In this condensed edition of Selected Poems, Robert Lowell’s poems are brought together from all of his books of verse. Chosen and introduced by Katie Peterson on the occasion of...

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Words in Air

Words in Air

Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell; Edited by Thomas Travisano with Saskia Hamilton
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Robert Lowell once remarked in a letter to Elizabeth Bishop that "you ha[ve] always been my favorite poet and favorite friend."

The feeling was mutual. Bishop said that...

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Life Studies and For the Union Dead

FSG Classics

Robert Lowell
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Robert Lowell, with Elizabeth Bishop, stands apart as the greatest American poet of the latter half of the twentieth century—and Life Studies and For the Union Dead stand as among his...

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Collected Poems

Robert Lowell; Edited by Frank Bidart and David Gewanter; Introduction by Frank Bidart
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Frank Bidart and David Gewanter have compiled the definitive edition of Robert Lowell's work, from his first, impossible-to-find collection, Land of Unlikeness; to the early triumph of Lord...

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The Letters of Robert Lowell

Robert Lowell; Edited by Saskia Hamilton
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

One of the most influential poets of the twentieth century, Robert Lowell was also a prolific letter writer who corresponded with many of the remarkable writers and thinkers of his day, including...

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Selected Poems: Expanded Edition

Robert Lowell
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Selected Poems includes over 200 works culled from Robert Lowell's books of verse—Lord Weary's Castle, The Mills of the Kavanaughs, Life Studies, For the...

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The Old Glory

Robert Lowell: Introduction by Robert Brustein; Director's Notes by Jonathan Miller
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Winner of Five Obies, now back in print after fifteen years, a stage adaptation of classic stories by Hawthorne and Melville

In the three plays in The Old Glory--Endecott and the Red Cross;...

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Notebook 1967-68

FSG Classics

Robert Lowell
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A pivotal book in Robert Lowell's groundbreaking career, Notebook is, as Seamus Heaney has written, "a massive accumulation of unrhymed sonnets, poems of immeditae, unprepossessing, blunt-edged...

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Imitations

Robert Lowell
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Not quite translations--yet something much more, much richer, than mere tributes to their original versions--the poems in Imitations reflect Lowell's conceptual, historical, literary, and...

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The Collected Prose

Robert Lowell; Edited by Robert Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

This is the first collection of Robert Lowell's poetry which reveals a writer of unmistakeable brilliance who has a profound insight into the human condition.

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Day by Day

Robert Lowell
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The last book published before the poet's death, Day by Day was awarded the National Book Critics Circle Award prize for poetry in 1977 and cements Lowell's reputation as one of the great...

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