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"The Mentorships of Robert Frost" with Dan Toomey

  • Landmark College, Brooks M. O'Brien Auditorium 19 River Road South Putney, VT, 05346 United States (map)

A study of Robert Frost’s friendships with younger men is important for a number of reasons. This talk will, among other things, speak in specific terms to how Frost’s mentorship of one young man laid the groundwork for Frost’s writing of “The Most of It,” called by eminent literary critic Irving Howe “one of the greatest poems ever written by an American.”

Dan Toomey has taught writing and literature at Landmark College for 32 years. He has published numerous articles on Robert Frost.  He holds degrees from Marlboro College and the Bread Loaf School of English, both Vermont institutions that were influenced profoundly by Frost’s educational ideals and that graduated many students whom Frost mentored.

This event will be held in the Brooks M. O'Brien Auditorium, East Academic Building

Contact: Landmark College

Later Event: October 2
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