Robert Frost

Quick Facts

Full NameRobert Lee Frost
Birth DateMarch 26, 1874
BirthplaceSan Francisco, California, U.S.
Death DateJanuary 29, 1963 (aged 88)
Place of DeathBoston, Massachusetts, U.S.
OccupationPoet, playwright
Notable WorksA Boy’s Will, North of Boston, New Hampshire
Notable Awards– Four Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry. – Congressional Gold Medal.
SpouseElinor Miriam White (married in 1895; she died in 1938)
OverviewRobert Frost was an American poet known for his realistic depictions of rural life and his command of American colloquial speech. His work often examined complex social and philosophical themes, particularly focusing on rural New England.
HonorsFrost received numerous honors during his lifetime, including the Congressional Gold Medal in 1960 for his poetic works. He was also named poet laureate of Vermont on July 22, 1961.
Early LifeFrost was born to journalist William Prescott Frost Jr. and Isabelle Moodie. His father was a descendant of Nicholas Frost of Tiverton, Devon, England, and his mother was a Scottish immigrant.

Robert Frost Books

Book TitleYear
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening1923
Fire and Ice1920
Nothing Gold Can Stay1923
Mending Wall1914
Out, Out—1916
Acquainted with the Night1928
Works of Robert Frost
Miles to Go: Collected Poems by Robert Frost, Illustrated…
Home Burial1914
The Oven Bird
New Hampshire1923
A Boy’s Will1913
The poetry of Robert Frost1962
A Question
American Poets: An Anthology of Contemporary Verse
The Death of the Hired Man1914
A Prayer in Spring
Robert Frost’s Poems1946
Mountain Interval1916
Promises to Keep: Poems2002
West-Running Brook1928
Poetry for Kids: Robert Frost
A Boy’s Will and North of Boston
In the Clearing1957
A Swinger of Birches1957
A Further Range1936
Collected Poems of Robert Frost1930
Interviews with Robert Frost
A Witness Tree1942
The Collected Poems
You Come Too: Favorite Poems for Young Readers1959
The Road Not Taken and Other Poems1915
Selected poems by Robert Frost1923
The Road Not Taken: An Introduction to Robert Frost1942
A Collection of Poems by Robert Frost
The Robert Frost Collection2011
Frost’s Early Poems (SparkNotes Literature Guide)
Complete Poems of Robert Frost1949
Early Poems
Good-Bye and Keep Cold
The Cow in Apple Time
National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry: 200 Poems with…
Poetry for Young People: Robert Frost
Frost Reads His Poems1956
Edward Thomas [and] Robert Frost
Robert Frost1932
Al Norte de Boston

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