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Fire and Ice


“Fire and Ice,” a famous poem written by the American poet Robert Frost, explores the themes of  opposite forces and of the destructive power of hatred.  This short poem is full of hidden meanings and wit.


Call Numbers for Searching the Shelves


  • PS3511 .R94


Circulating Books – A Selected List


  • Bloom, Harold (ed.). Robert Frost. 1999.

                      Call Number: PS3511 .R94 Z9159 1999

  • Frost, Robert. Poetry of Robert Frost. 1979.

                      Call Number: PS3511 .R94 A17 1979

  • Gerber, Philip L. Robert Frost: Revised Edition. 1982.

                      Call Number: PS3511 .R94 Z66 1982

  • Monteiro, George. Robert Frost & the New England Renaissance. 1988.

                      Call Number:  PS3511 .R94 Z793 1988

  • Parini, Jay. Robert Frost: A Life. 1999.

                      Call Number: PS3511 .R94 Z868 1999



LINNCWeb online catalog – Search Terms


  • Robert Frost (Subject Keywords)
  • Robert Frost Criticism and Interpretation (Subject Keywords)


Reference Materials


  • Critical Survey of Poetrty (Second Revised Edition).  Call Number: REF PN1021 .C7 2003

o   Vol. 3, pgs. 1341-1342

  • Poetry Criticism.  Call Number: REF PN1010 .P6

o   Vol. 1, pgs. 194, 197

  • Poetry for Students.  Call Number: REF PN1112 .P752

o   Vol. 7, pgs. 56-64

  • The Robert Frost Encyclopedia. Call Number: REF PS3511 .R94 2001

o   Pg. 112-114

  • World Poets.  Call Number: REF PN1021 .W67 2000

o   Vol.1, pgs. 373-375


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This Research Guide is designed to help users find information on a particular topic within the Valencia College East Campus Library.  This is by no means a comprehensive list of resources and other resources may be available on this topic.  Please check the LINCCWeb, VCC East’s online card catalog, to verify the availability of circulating books within the library.  Feel free to ask a librarian for help if you need further assistance.

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