Elizabeth Bishop: The Biography of a Poetry

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Columbia University Press, 1992 - Biography & Autobiography - 306 pages
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Elizabeth Bishop: A Biography of a Poetry is a fascinating account of one of the most influential and beloved poets of the past fifty years. Writing a clean, spare poetry of elegance, lucidity, and great charm, Bishop appears to offer small insight into her private life, wryly remarking that confessional poets 'overdo the morbidity.'

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As its title implies, this study reads Bishop's poems, books of poems, and the sequence of those books with reference to the poet's life. Starting from an unpublished love poem discovered in a ... Read full review

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