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A Scientific Companion to Robert Frost

Virginia F. Smith

Abstract

Mention Robert Frost and people instantly think of snowy woods and less-traveled paths and rural neighbors meeting to fix their stone fence. But what does Robert Frost have to do with science? You might be surprised. Born in 1874, Frost lived through a remarkable period of scientific progress, including the development of quantum mechanics and the theory of relativity, the Big Bang theory, the discovery of the structure of DNA and the beginnings of space travel. Possessing a powerful intellect driven by keen curiosity, Frost was highly knowledgeable about the science of his time and infuses hi ... More

Keywords: Robert Frost, Science, Nature, Technology, Poetry

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781942954484
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781942954484.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Virginia F. Smith, author