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History has to live with what was here, clutching and close to fumbling all we had - it is so dull and gruesome how we die, unlike writing, life never finishes.

Robert Lowell

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In a letter to Jarrell from 1957 Lowell wrote "I suppose we shouldn't swap too many compliments but I am heavily in your debt. Later the press would characterize their marriage as "restless and emotionally harrowing. Life

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Lowell was born to Commander Robert Traill Spencer Lowell III and Charlotte (née Winslow) in Boston Massachusetts.

He won the Pulitzer Prize in both 1947 and 1974 the National Book Award in 1960 and the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1977. Robert "Cal" Traill Spence Lowell IV (March 1 1917 – September 12 1977) was an American poet considered to be one of the founders of the confessional poetry movement.

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