In Retrospect: Around the World with Robert Lowell

by admin | Aug-16-2007

Want to read some of the poems from "Day by Day?" You can read "Homecoming" and"Epilogue" online at the Academy of American Poets.

You can read Frederick Seidel's Paris Review interview with Robert Lowell right here. 

An interesting history of an incident which unfolded on Yaddo involving Robert Lowell, Flannery O'Connor, and the CIA.

You can buy "Day by Day" here.

NBCC winning poet Mark Rudman has written an introduction to Lowell's work, which includes a chapter on "Day by Day," which you can find here.

You can also buy John Thompson's piece, which ran in The New York Review, October 1977, a month after Lowell's death, here. A pull quote from this piece appears on the back of "Day by Day."

NBCC poetry winner Troy Jollimore's close reading of Lowell's poem, "Skunk Hour," just went up online over at poetryfoundation.org.

Tom Paulin reviews "The Collected Poem" of Robert Lowell in The Observer. "Lowell dominated my generation," he writes: "his mighty, Marlovian lines had an insistent greatness right from the start."




About the Critical Mass Blog

Commentary on literary criticism, publishing, writing, and all things NBCC related. It's written by independent members of the NBCC Board of Directors (see list of bloggers below).

Subscribe

SIGN UP FOR CRITICAL NOTES





Categories & Archives

Become a Friend of the NBCC

Upcoming Events

NBCC at AWP18: March 09th, 2018

NBCC Finalists’ Reading: March 14th, 2018

NBCC Awards Ceremony and Reception: March 15th, 2018


NBCC Awards

Award Winners for 2016

See all award winners

Find out how to submit

Read how we select

Frequently Asked Questions


Videos and Podcasts

NBCC 2016 Awards Ceremony

NBCC 2015 Awards Ceremony

NBCC 2015 Finalists Reading

NBCC 2014 Awards Ceremony

NBCC 2013 Awards Ceremony

NBCC 2013 Finalists Reading

Video: New Literary Journals

Video: The VIDA Count and Gender Bias in Book Reviewing

Podcast: What Is Criticism? NBCC Winners and Finalists at AWP

All videos and podcasts.