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Robert Lee Frost was an American poet. His work was initially published in England before it was published in America. He is highly regarded for his realistic depictions of rural life and his command of American colloquial speech. His work frequently employed settings from rural life in New England in the early twentieth century, using them to examine complex social and philosophical themes. One of the most popular and critically respected American poets of the twentieth century, Frost was honored frequently during his lifetime, receiving four Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry. He became one of America's rare "public literary figures, almost an artistic institution." He was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 1960 for his poetic works. On July 22, 1961, Frost was named poet laureate of Vermont.

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Robert Frost (1941)
Born Robert Lee Frost
(1874-03-26)March 26, 1874
San Francisco, California, US
Died January 29, 1963(1963-01-29) (aged 88)
Boston, Massachusetts, US
Occupation Poet, playwright
Alma mater Harvard University
(no degree)
Notable works A Boy's Will, North of Boston
Notable awards Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, Congressional Gold Medal,
Spouse Elinor Miriam White (1895–1938)
Children
  • Elliot (1896–1904)
  • Lesley (1899–1983)
  • Carol (1902–40)
  • Irma (1903–67)
  • Marjorie (1905–34)
  • Elinor Bettina (1907)

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Robert Lee Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) was an American poet. His work was initially published in England before it was published in America. He is highly regarded for his realistic depictions of rural life and his command of American colloquial speech. His work frequently employed settings from rural life in New England in the early twentieth century, using them to examine complex social and philosophical themes. One of the most popular and critically respected American poets of the twentieth century, Frost was honored frequently during his lifetime, receiving four Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry. He became one of America's rare "public literary figures, almost an artistic institution." He was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 1960 for his poetic works. On July 22, 1961, Frost was named poet laureate of Vermont.

Robert Frost reads "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" and “The Drumlin Woodchuck” (1952)

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Robert Frost Documentary - 1963

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"The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost

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Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening

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