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Elizabeth Bishop Her Artistic Development by Thomas J. Travisano

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Published by University of Virginia Press .
Written in English


  • Poetry & poets: from c 1900 -,
  • Poetry,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • USA,
  • United States,
  • 20th century,
  • Bishop, Elizabeth,,
  • 1911-1979,
  • History,
  • Women and literature

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9592404M
ISBN 100813912261
ISBN 109780813912264

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In this book, novelist Colm Toibin offers a deeply personal introduction to the work and life of one of his most important literary influences--the American poet Elizabeth Bishop/5. Elizabeth Bishop was born in in Worcester, Massachusetts and grew up there and in Nova Scotia. Her father died before she was a year old and her mother suffered seriously from mental illness; she was committed to an institution when Bishop was five. Raised first by her maternal grandparents in. Oct 14,  · Elizabeth Bishop is one of the greatest American poets. Her work is essential for anyone interested in poetry from the 20th Century. This edition includes her complete works, translations she did by other poets and her uncollected works. It also includes her original handwritten or typed drafts of some of her later poems/5(40). Elizabeth Bishop was an American poet and short-story writer. She was the Poet Laureate of the United States from to , a Pulitzer Prize winner in and a National Book Award Winner for Poetry in Elizabeth Bishop House is an artists' retreat in Great Village.

May 23,  · Anyone interested in Bishop’s life and work will need to read this moving and often revelatory new account. Elizabeth Bishop: A Miracle for Breakfast is the rare sort of book that will expand the audience for contemporary poetry.” —The American Scholar/5(43). See all books authored by Elizabeth Bishop, including The Complete Poems, , and Geography III: Poems, and more on Looking for books by Elizabeth Bishop? See all books authored by Elizabeth Bishop, including The Complete Poems, , and Geography III: Poems, and more on Best known as a poet, Elizabeth Bishop was also a prolific painter. As a new book of her art is published, curator William Benton introduces some of his favourites. Bishop was independently wealthy, and from to she spent time traveling to France, Spain, North Africa, Ireland, and Italy and then settled in Key West, Florida, for four years. Her poetry is filled with descriptions of her travels and the scenery that surrounded her, as with the Florida poems in her first book of verse, North & South (Houghton Mifflin), published in