William Doreski is a poet, critic, and professor of English at Keene State College.
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Robert Lowell’s Shifting Colors
The Poetics of the Public and the Personal
By William Doreski
In the two decades that have passed since Robert Lowell’s death, Robert Lowell’s Shifting Colors is the first critical survey of the poet’s aesthetic efforts to make personal vision and public exhortation cohere and thus combine poetic genres that have been historically discrete.Rather