Mountain Interval

by James Ross Macdonald A sense of the future as fundamentally circumscribed by the choices of the past runs through Mountain Interval (1916), Robert Frost’s third published poetry collection. The theme is announced and explored in the collection’s first and most famous poem, “The Road Not Taken,” in which Frost deploys the forked path in… Continue Reading Mountain Interval

North of Boston

by Jesse Schotter Robert Frost’s second volume of poetry North of Boston, and the one that, from today’s standpoint, firmly established his literary reputation, was, ironically, published in London in 1914, where it was reviewed and heralded by Ezra Pound. The fact that Frost was residing in England when he composed these New England lyrics… Continue Reading North of Boston

Robert Frost

Biography by Anthony Domestico Robert Frost (1874-1963), a New England poet whose verse went far beyond the regional, is one of America’s most popular and well-regarded twentieth-century writers.  He was a four-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and many of his poems such as “Mending Wall” and “The Road Not Taken” have become touchstones of… Continue Reading Robert Frost