Robert Lowell

Standard Name: Lowell, Robert

Connections

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death Sylvia Plath
The poet Robert Lowell , himself a veteran of mental collapse, wrote more clinically: Maybe it's an irrelevant accident that she actually carried out the death she predicted . . . but somehow her death...
Family and Intimate relationships Caroline Blackwood
Robert Lowell published his poetry collection The Dolphin, dedicated to and substantially about CB . This book won the Pulitzer Prize, but produced negative responses from Blackwood and other women writers.
Schoenberger, Nancy. Dangerous Muse, A Life of Caroline Blackwood. Phoenix, 2002.
3, 205
Family and Intimate relationships Caroline Blackwood
American poet Robert Lowell died suddenly of a heart attack in a taxi, somewhere between Kennedy Airport and Manhattan, while hurrying away from his present wife, CB , and towards his former wife, Elizabeth Hardwick .
Schoenberger, Nancy. Dangerous Muse, A Life of Caroline Blackwood. Phoenix, 2002.
241
Family and Intimate relationships Caroline Blackwood
One factor in dividing CB from Freud may have been her involvement with Cyril Connolly , who pursued her although or because he had been a friend of her father's at Eton. In the last...
Family and Intimate relationships Elizabeth Bishop
Between 1941 and 1944 EB lived with in Key West with Marjorie Stevens , who was there for her health and was married, but in an open marriage. The two women fell in love when...
Family and Intimate relationships Caroline Blackwood
Having obtained a divorce in Santo Domingo, CB married the US poet Robert Lowell , whom she had met (as husband of Elizabeth Hardwick ) in 1966; their affair began while he was a...
Friends, Associates Sylvia Plath
SP enrolled in Robert Lowell 's poetry-writing seminar at Boston University .
Hayman, Ronald. The Death and Life of Sylvia Plath. Heinemann, 1991.
123
Friends, Associates Seamus Heaney
A friendship that helped SH 's poetry was that with Philip Hobsbaum , who managed a living transplant of the 1960s Group from London to Belfast.
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
4048 (31 October 1980): 1222
Other friends included Irish...
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Bishop
Important among EB 's friendships were those with Marianne Moore (whom she met in March 1934 while she was still at college and learned a lot from in her early years in New York, but...
Friends, Associates Marianne Moore
MM corresponded with T. S. Eliot from 1921 until the year before his death. She was a friend of H. D. and of Bryher , and her editors believe that every one of her five...
Friends, Associates Willa Muir
While living in Cambridge, USA, the Muirs socialized with notable literary figures such as Archibald MacLeish , Robert Frost , Richard Wilbur , and Robert Lowell .
Muir, Willa. Belonging. Hogarth Press, 1968.
288, 290-1, 302
When WM saw T. S. Eliot
Friends, Associates Flannery O'Connor
Others she met at Yaddo included Patricia Highsmith , who admired her seriousness, Elizabeth Hardwick , Robert Lowell , whom she hoped to convert to Catholicism, and Robert and Sally Fitzgerald , whose home she...
Instructor Anne Sexton
In 1958 AS joined John Holmes 's poetry class at the Boston Center for Adult Education (also attended by Maxine Kumin and Ruth Soter ). In September 1958 she enrolled in Robert Lowell 's poetry...
Intertextuality and Influence Caroline Blackwood
By now she had been several years with Robert Lowell , who was the single most important influence on her writing, though his own literary fame was also a cause for anxiety to her. A...
Literary responses Anne Sexton
Elizabeth Bishop wrote to Robert Lowell that these poems were good, in spots only, less fully realised than his on a similar subject-matter. I feel I know too much about her . . ....

Timeline

February 1963
The New York Review of Books began publication, launched by Robert Lowell , Elizabeth Hardwick , and others.