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Elizabeth Bishop : life and the memory of it

Author: Brett Candlish Millier
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Biography of poet Elizabeth Bishop that pieces together the compelling and painful story of her life and traces the writing of her poems.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Elizabeth Bishop; Elizabeth Bishop; Elizabeth Bishop; Elizabeth Bishop; Elizabeth Bishop
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brett Candlish Millier
ISBN: 0520079787 9780520079786
OCLC Number: 25628785
Description: xvii, 602 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: The scream (1911-1930) --
"The higher types" (1930-1934) --
The U.S.A. school of writing (1934-1935) --
"Everything connected only by 'and' and 'and' " (1935-1936) --
Pity such sorrow (1937) --
"Well, we have come this far." (1938-1940) --
North & South (1941-1946) --
"Ploughing through life alone" (1947-1949) --
The indrawn yes (1949-1951) --
Brazil (1951-1952) --
"A deluxe Nova Scotia" (1952-1956) --
"Sobriety & gayety & patience & toughness" (1956-1960) --
At what ...cost in nervous energy? (1961-1963) --
"There is no railroad named delight." (1964-1965) --
The art of losing (1966-1967) --
A totally wasted stretch (1968-1970) --
Crusoe in England (1970-1971) --
"Half groan, half acceptance" (1972) --
On the way back (1973-1976) --
North Haven (1977-1979).
Responsibility: Brett C. Millier.
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Biography of poet Elizabeth Bishop that pieces together the compelling and painful story of her life and traces the writing of her poems.

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