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The latest issue of The Robert Frost Review, No. 29 (Fall 2019) is now available. Order your copy today by joining the Robert Frost Society (just scroll to the bottom of our Home page for directions).


Table of Contents



Editor’s Page

Jonathan N. Barron



Guest Editor’s Note

Natalie Gerber





A Personal Rebuke from Robert Frost

James F. Hurley



Robert Frost Books at Ledbury Library in England Linda Hart



Frost in Ireland:

John L. Sweeney and Robert Frost, Patronage, and the Poet as Public Ambassador

Kevin Kiely  




Recognizing “Something”: Robert Frost and Recognition Memory

Catherine Charlwood


Lyric Making: On Frostian Techne

Zachary Tavlin


The Sound of Public Humanities: Accessibility and Frost’s Reception History 

Setsuko Yokoyama




Virginia F. Smith reviews Owen Sholes

Stopping by Woods:

Robert Frost as New England Naturalist



Marissa Grunes reviews Virginia F. Smith

A Scientific Companion to Robert Frost


Submissions are now being sought for the Fall 2020 issue of The Robert Frost Review. In this issue, in addition to work on all aspects of Robert Frost's life and work (original research, notes, new manuscripts, new readings of poems, and/or memoirs of encounters with the poet), the editors seek reflections and notes on teaching Robert Frost's work at all educational levels. Please submit manuscripts by April 30; see detailed submission guidelines below. 
Submission Guidelines: The Robert Frost Review welcomes submissions to its pages on all aspects of Robert Frost's life and work. This includes original research, notes, new manuscripts, new readings of poems, memoirs of encounters with the poet, etc. Submissions may be up to 5,000 words and should follow the guidelines of the MLA Handbook (8th edition), but using end notes rather than footnotes. We ask that contributors use the Library of America edition of Robert Frost: Collected Poems, Prose, and Plays (edited by Richard Poirier and Mark Richardson) for all citations.
Please send completed essays either by email attachment in Microsoft Word (.DOC format) to or by mail to:

The Robert Frost Review
Department of English
The University of Southern Mississippi
118 College Drive, Box #5037
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-5757

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