This is the only comprehensive volume of Robert Frost's published verse; in it are the contents of all eleven of his individual books of poetry-from A Boy's Will (1913) to In the Clearing (1962). The editor, Edward Connery Lathem, has scrupulously annotated the more than 350 poems in this book.
About the Author
Robert Frost (1874-1963) is this country's best-loved poet. His work epitomizes the American affinity for plain speaking, nature, and the land. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry on four different occasions, and also served as Consultant in Poetry at the Library of Congress.
Robert Frost is commonly regarded as America's greatest poet. Among his many honors are four Pulitzer Prizes and an appointment as Consultant in Poetry at the Library of Congress. He died in 1963.
“Of all the poetry written in our generation, Frost's is most likely to stand the test of time.” —Lewis Gannett
“Of U.S. poets, none has lodged poems more surely where they will be hard to get rid of. . . . His lines often have the trenchancy and inevitability of folk sayings.” —Time
“No other American poet has so much art or so much subject matter.” —Mark Van Doren
“Frost was the first American who could be honestly reckoned a master-poet by world standards.” —Robert Graves