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A poet's high argument : Elizabeth Bishop and Christianity

Author: Laurel Snow Corelle
Publisher: Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this original study of Elizabeth Bishop's life-long engagement with Christianity, Laurel Snow Corelle illuminates the ways in which Bishop's Protestant childhood and reading of Christian literature, coupled with her deep commitment to agnosticism, inform the works of this former poet laureate of the United States.--[book jacket].
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Elizabeth Bishop; Elizabeth Bishop; Elizabeth Bishop; Elizabeth Bishop, Schriftstellerin.; Elizabeth Bishop; Elizabeth Bishop; Elizabeth Bishop
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laurel Snow Corelle
ISBN: 9781570037627 1570037620
OCLC Number: 227922386
Description: 139 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: "God's spreading fingerprint" --
Sacraments and relics in Bishop's "spiritual" poetics --
On parables and allegory --
Christian pastoral elegy and spiritual autobiography.
Responsibility: Laurel Snow Corelle.
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Explores Elizabeth Bishop's works and her world in order to convey the rigor, subtlety, and complexity of the poet's dialogue with Christianity and its literature. Placing Bishop's work in direct  Read more...

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