Elizabeth Bishop: Life and the Memory of It

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University of California Press, 15 de mar de 1992 - 602 páginas
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Elizabeth Bishop dedicated her poetry to telling "what really happened." Yet what really happened in the life on one of the twentieth century's finest and most beloved American poets has eluded readers for years. In this first full biography, Brett Miller pieces together the compelling and painful story of Bishop's life and traces the writing of her brilliantly crafted poems.
 

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ELIZABETH BISHOP: Life and the Memory of It

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Nappy with the sympathy, solicitude, and slightly off-kilter admiration that the fans of Elizabeth Bishop (1911-79) are known for, Millier (American Literature/Middlebury College) delivers a long ... Ler resenha completa

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THE SCREAM 1911193O
1
THE HIGHER TYPES 19301934
41
THE USA SCHOOL OF WRITING 19341935
61
EVERYTHING CONNECTED ONLY BY AND AND AND 19351936
86
PITY SUCH SORROW 1937
112
WELL WE HAVE COME THIS FAR 19381940
133
NORTH SOUTH 19411946
161
PLOUGHING THROUGH LIFE ALONE 19471949
186
AT WHAT COST IN NERVOUS ENERGY? 19611963
319
THERE IS NO RAILROAD NAMED DELIGHT 19641965
351
THE ART OF LOSING 19661967
374
A TOTALLY WASTED STRETCH 19681970
399
CRUSOE IN ENGLAND 19701971
432
HALF GROAN HALF ACCEPTANCE 1972
459
ON THE WAY BACK 19731976
480
NORTH HAVEN 19771979
527

THE INDRAWN YES 19491951
215
BRAZIL 19511952
236
A DELUXE NOVA SCOTIA 19521956
252
SOBRIETY GAYETY PATIENCE TOUGHNESS 19561960
285

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Sobre o autor (1992)

Brett C. Millier is Associate Professor of American Literature and Civilization at Middlebury College in Vermont.

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