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ISBN-10: 0374532737
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List price: $20.00
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Publication date: 2/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

An American poet, Elizabeth Bishop was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1911. Following the death of her father and the extended illness of her mother, Bishop was raised by relatives. During World War I she lived in Nova Scotia. She graduated from Vassar in 1934 and later traveled in Europe and Africa. For many years she lived in Brazil. She returned to the United States in 1970. In 1945, North and South, Bishop's first book, was published. Her Complete Poems (1969) won the National Book Award in 1970. With Emanuel Brasil, Bishop coedited An Anthology of Twentieth Century Brazilian Poetry (1972) Her influence on other poets was not obvious during her life, but many have tried to emulate her distinctive talent, and her reputation continues to grow. Bishop died in 1979.

Mike Gane is Chair of the Sociology Department at Loughborough University, and has written numerous books on ideology, cultural and literary theory, gender and social theory.

Editor's Note
Stories and Memoirs
The Baptism
The Sea and Its Shore
In Prison
Gregorio Valdes, 1879-1939
Mercedes Hospital
The Farmer's Children
The Housekeeper
Gwendolyn
In the Village
Primer Class
The Country Mouse
The U.S.A. School of Writing
A Trip to Vigia
Efforts of Affection: A Memoir of Marianne Moore
To the Botequim & Back
Memories of Uncle Neddy
Brazil
Essays, Reviews, and Tributes
As We Like It: Miss Moore and the Delight of Imitation
Review of Annie Allen by Gwendolyn Brooks
Review of XAIPE: 71 Poems by E. E. Cummings
Love from Emily
Review of The Riddle of Emily Dickinson
What the Young Man Said to the Psalmist
The Manipulation of Mirrors
Introduction to The Diary of "Helena Morley"
A New Capital, Aldous Huxley, and Some Indians
"I Was But Just Awake"
Robert Lowell's Life Studies
"Writing poetry is an unnatural act..."
Some Notes on Robert Lowell
A Sentimental Tribute
Flannery O'Connor: 1925-1964
On the Railroad Named Delight
Gallery Note for Wesley Wehr
An Inadequate Tribute
Introduction to An Anthology of Twentieth-Century Brazilian Poetry
A Brief Reminiscence and a Brief Tribute
Translations
From The Diary of "Helena Morley"
Stories by Clarice Lispector The Smallest Woman in the World
A Hen
Marmosets
Correspondence with Anne Stevenson, 1963-1965
Appendix: Early Prose
On Being Alone
A Mouse and Mice
The Thumb
Then Came the Poor
From "Time's Andromedas"
Gerard Manley Hopkins: Notes on Timing in His Poetry
The Last Animal
Dimensions for a Novel
Notes on the Texts
Index

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