Lowell, Robert

Lowell, Robert (1917 - 1977)

Index to poems
  • Brown, Ashley. "Robert Lowell". Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 169: American Poets Since World War II, Fifth Series. A Bruccoli Clark Layman Book. Edited by Joseph Conte, State University of New York at Buffalo. Gale Research, 1996. pp. 165-178.
  • Lowell, Robert. Land of Unlikeness. Cummington, MA: Cummington Press, 1944; reprinted, Ann Arbor, MI: University Microfilms, 1971.
  • --. Lord Weary's Castle. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1946; reprinted, 1985. PS3523 .O89 L67 1946 Robarts Library.
  • --. Poems, 1938-1949. London, England: Faber and Faber, 1950; reprinted, 1987. PS3523 .O89 P6 Robarts Library.
  • --. The Mills of the Kavanaughs. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1951. PS3523 .O89 M5 Robarts Library.
  • --. Life Studies. New York, NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1959; 2nd edition published with prose memoir "91 Revere Street", London, England: Faber, 1968. PS3523 .O89 L52 Robarts Library.
  • --. For the Union Dead. New York, NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1964. PS3523 .O89 F6 Robarts.
  • --. Selected Poems. London, England: Faber, 1965; reprinted, 1966.
  • --. The Achievement of Robert Lowell: A Comprehensive Selection of His Poems. Edited and introduced by William J. Martz. Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman, 1966. PS3523 .O89 A6 1966 Robarts Library.
  • --. Near the Ocean. London, England: Faber and Faber, 1967. PS3523 .O89 N4 1967 Robarts Library.
  • --. Notebook 1967-1968. New York, NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1969; 3rd edition revised and expanded as Notebook, 1970.
  • --. Fuer die Toten der Union (English with German translations; contains poetry from Life Studies, Near the Ocean, and For the Union Dead). Frankfort on the Main, Germany: Suhrkamp, 1969.
  • --. Poems de Robert Lowell (English with Spanish translations). Buenos Aires, Argentina: Editorial Sudamericana, 1969.
  • --. Poesie, 1940-1970 (English with Italian translations). Milan, Italy: Longanesi, 1972.
  • --. History. New York, NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1973. PS3523 .O89 H5 1973 Robarts Library.
  • --. For Lizzie and Harriet. New York, NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1973. PS3523 .O89 F56 1973 Robarts Library.
  • --. The Dolphin. New York, NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1973. PS3523 .O89 D6 1973 Robarts Library.
  • --. Robert Lowell's Poems: A Selection. Edited and introduced, with notes, by Jonathan Raban. London, England: Faber, 1974. PS3523 .O89 A6 1974 Robarts Library.
  • --. Ein Fischnetz aus teerigem Garn zu knuepfen: Robert Lowell (English with German translations; contains poems from Lord Weary's Castle, Life Studies, For the Union Dead, Near the Ocean, History, The Dolphin, and For Lizzie and Harriet). Berlin, Germany: Verlag Volk und Welt, 1976.
  • --. Day by Day. New York, NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1977. PS3523 .O89 D39 1977 Robarts Library.
  • --. A Poem. Vermillion, SD: Menhaden Press, 1980.
  • --. Collected Poems. Edited by Frank Bidart and David Gewanter; with the editorial assistance of DeSales Harrison. New York, NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003. PS3523 .O89 A17 2003 Robarts Library.
Given Name
Robert Traill Spence
Family Name
Lowell, Jr.
Birth Date
March 1, 1917
Death Date
September 12, 1977
Family Relations
father : Robert Traill Spence Lowell
mother : Charlotte Lowell
wife : Jean Stafford (from 1940 to to 1948)
wife : Elizabeth Hardwick (from 1949 to to 1972)
wife : Caroline Blackwood (from 1972)
daughter : Harriet Winslow Lowell
son : Robert Sheridan Lowell
  • St. Marks School

  • Harvard University

  • A.B. Kenyon College

  • Louisiana State University

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