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Robert Lowell Biography

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Robert Traill Spence Lowell IV was an American poet, considered the founder of the confessional poetry movement. He was appointed the sixth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress where he served from 1947 until 1948. He won the Pulitzer Prize in both 1947 and 1974 and the National Book Award in 1960.. American poet confessional poetry movement; 1947 & 1974 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry; 1947 US Poet Laureate

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