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Copenhaver, Eric, Robert Frost Out Loud. Audio Recordings and Texts of Robert Frost Poetry. 2005. <http://robertfrostoutloud.com/>
The website presents a collection of Robert Frost’s poems from “A Boy’s Will”, “North of Boston” and “Mountain interval”. The author provides readers with an effective way of learning the poetry by enjoying the sound, as they may browse audio recordings of the most widely cited Frost’s poems, some of which are especially valuable are the poet’s own recitations. Hearing the poetry and following the actual text favours better perception of the colorful world of Frost’s poetry. In the section entitled “My Robert Frost” the author gives reasons of his interest towards the referential site’s further improvement. In emotion-arousing words the author shares his attitude towards R. Frost and contribution he made into the life of Copenhaver. The website is well-organized and periodically updated; in the “Links” section useful links for future research of the poet’s heritage are enumerated.Annotated Bibliography
Modern American Poetry. The Poets. Robert Frost, 2008.
The website grew out of the experience of editing Anthology of Modern American Poetry for Oxford University Press and is aimed at helping the readers of modern poetry to access the authors’ biographies and their works as well as to draw attention to fine critical and historical books on the poets.
The easy alphabetical navigator enables readers to find data on R. Frost’s life and career, collections of his poetic works and useful external links. The website can be practically used by a wide range of readers concerned.
Robert Frost at Bread Loaf. An Online Exhibit Presented by Special Collections at Middlebury College, 2009.
The website provides readers with a collection of primary and secondary material such as various lectures, letters, manuscripts and photographs gathered during the poet’s Bread Loaf years and collected in the archive of Middlebury College.
The website contains the following sections: lectures, readings, letters, manuscripts, photographs, verbatim, extra-sources and information about the exhibit. The digitalized manuscripts of Frost such as “The Making of Form”, “The Danger of Thoroughness”, “On Teaching Poetry” and others are provided by “Lectures/Readings” section. The photographs made in the late 1930s – 1960s are presented in the chronological order in “Photographs” section. Robert Frost: Verbatim gives information on meetings and private conversations of the poet between the 1920s and the early 1970s. The online exhibit provides valid and carefully sorted out information intended for the general audience as well as researchers of the poet’s life and heritage.
The Friends of Robert Frost. Robert Frost Stone House Museum in Vermont, 2008
The website presents an interesting perspective of all-round consideration of the poet’s heritage starting from Robert Frost Stone House Museum in So. Shaftsbury, Vermont. It has the following sections: “The Robert Frost Tutorial” which assists students in doing assignments, “Place and Poetry” which contains a well-structured biography of the poet with a number of landscapes of his Motherland, “Features” with special exhibits and collections, “Life and Works Chronology” and “Membership” providing membership opportunities for the those concerned.
The Frost Free Library with Word Search Capability, 2008.
The Frost Free Library contains a collection of secondary sources such critical works on Frost’s poetry which can be read online and downloaded in PDF format to the user’s computer. The website can be used to substantiate other primary sources on the poet’s works and is necessary for thorough analysis of different periods of the poet’s literary work. In contains books and essays by Elaine Barry, George Monteiro and John F. Lynen which were republished and digitalized for easy access. It also provides readers with some audio recordings, though their number is limited to the most famous poetic items only. It also enables readers get access to such valuable and rare critical sources as periodicals’ articles on R. Frost some of which contain the elements of interviews with the poet. The source provides readers with opinions on R. Frost’s poetry ventured by some of the profound literary critics.
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