Study Guides on Works by Robert Creeley

“Heroes” is a poem by Robert Creeley which first appeared in his 1960 collection For Love: Poems, 1950–1960, and was the republished in The Collected Poems of Robert Creeley 1945-1975. Although he had published his first collection a decade...

“I Know a Man” can be found in The Collected Poems of Robert Creeley 1945-1975 as well as an increasingly growing number of anthologies. Few 12-line poems in the history of American poetry have produced the volume of critical analysis and...

Robert Creeley was born in 1926 in Arlington, Massachusetts. As a young child, he lost use of his left eye. Despite this visual impairment, he served the U.S. Army during the Second World War. After returning from combat in Burma, he attended...