Jeanne Braham

author of five books on American arts and letters; founding editor of Heatherstone Press


 

While Booth’s own experiments in poetic form and narrative voice would depart from the Frost model, his work, like that of most of the poets of his generation (especially those writing in and about New England), would always bear the imprint of Frost’s legacy: a New England landscape that is not merely ‘a setting’ but an emotional and psychological context contributing to the poem’s meaning.