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Comprehensive information about Robert Lowell including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. 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 This educational Robert Lowell resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.

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Quote Left your old fashioned tirade— loving, rapid, merciless— breaks like the Atlantic Ocean on my head. Quote Right
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Quote Left the blaze Is infinite, eternal: this is death, To die and know it. This is the Black Widow, death. Quote Right
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Quote Left the scythers, Time and Death, Helmed locusts, move upon the tree of breath; Quote Right
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Quote Left Life begins to happen. My hoppped up husband drops his home disputes, and hits the streets to cruise for prostitutes, Quote Right
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Quote Left Is getting well ever an art/ Or art a way to get well. Quote Right
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