Link: ‘River On Fire’ Explores Genius, Madness And The Poetry Of Robert Lowell

‘River On Fire’ Explores Genius, Madness And The Poetry Of Robert Lowell

Fascinating interview about Robert Lowell and manic depression:

Kay Redfield Jamison’s new book describes how Lowell’s manic-depressive illness influenced his life and work. “His manias tended to lead him into writing a fresh kind of poetry,” she says.