Lawrence Thompson was an American scholar and author, known for his work as a literary historian. He is particularly recognized for his biography of the poet Robert Frost, which he worked on for many years and published in multiple volumes. Thompson's detailed research and insights into Frost's life and work have contributed significantly to the study of American literature.
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This biography chronicles the life of renowned American poet Robert Frost during the years of 1915 to 1938, a period marked by his rise to international fame. The book explores Frost's personal life, his relationships with family and friends, and his struggles with mental illness, all while tracing his poetic development. It also delves into his experiences living in England and New England, his teaching career, and his four Pulitzer Prizes for poetry.