In Roads now not Taken, Earl J. Wilcox and Jonathan N. Barron convey a brand new freshness and intensity to the learn of 1 of America's maximum poets. whereas a few critics discounted Frost as a poet with out technical ability, rhetorical complexity, or highbrow intensity, over the last decade students have started to view Robert Frost's paintings from many new views. severe hermeneutics, tradition reports, feminism, postmodernism, and textual enhancing all have had their effect on readings of the poet's lifestyles and paintings. This choice of essays is the 1st to account for the diversity of those new perceptions.
Appealing to a large literary group, and in response to Frost's personal poetic pursuits, those twelve essays fall into 4 particular different types: gender, biography and cultural experiences, the intertext, and poetics and theory.
All the individuals, a lot of whom have written books on Frost, are well known students. Their varied viewpoints and collective services make this quantity of essays the main major contribution to Frost feedback to be released in over twenty years.
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