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Bishop, Elizabeth 1911-1979

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Works: 787 works in 1,756 publications in 5 languages and 83,363 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Essays  Short stories  Records and correspondence  History  Diaries  Musical settings  Songs 
Roles: Author, Former owner, Editor, Creator, Other, Lyricist, Compiler, Performer, Translator, Author of introduction, Librettist, Illustrator, Honoree
Classifications: PS3503.I785, 811.54
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The complete poems, 1927-1979 by Elizabeth Bishop( Book )
75 editions published between 1933 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,612 libraries worldwide
A collection of 149 poems by the author
The collected prose by Elizabeth Bishop( Book )
52 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,115 libraries worldwide
A compilation of fiction and nonfiction includes both previously published and hitherto unpublished stories, such as In the Village, The Housekeeper, and Gwendolyn and nonfiction works discovered among the author's papers after her death
The complete poems by Elizabeth Bishop( Book )
46 editions published between 1933 and 1999 in English and held by 1,699 libraries worldwide
This book gathers the work of three decades of one Americans's leading poets. It includes a group of translations of two contemporary Brazilian poets, Carlos Drummond de Andrade and Joao Cabral de Melo Neto
Questions of travel; [poems] by Elizabeth Bishop( Book )
19 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,107 libraries worldwide
The publication of this book is a literary event. It is Miss Bishop's first volume of verse since Poems, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1955. This new collection consists of two parts. Under the general heading "Brazil" are grouped eleven poems including "Manuelzinho," "The Armadillo," "Twelfth Morning, or What You Will," "The Riverman," "Brazil, January 1, 1502" and the title poem. The second section, entitled "Elsewhere," includes others "First Death in Nova Scotia," "Manners," "Sandpiper," "From Trollope's Journal," and "Visits to St. Elizabeths." In addition to the poems there is an extraordinary story of a Nova Scotia childhood, "In the Village." Robert Lowell has recently written, "I am sure no living poet is as curious and observant as Miss Bishop. What cuts so deep is that each poem is inspired by her own tone, a tone of large, grave tenderness and sorrowing amusement. She is too sure of herself for empty mastery and breezy plagiarism, too interested for confession and musical monotony, too powerful for mismanaged fire, and too civilized for idiosyncratic incoherence. She has a humorous, commanding genius for picking up the unnoticed, now making something sprightly and right, and now a great monument. Once her poems, each shining, were too few. Now they are many. When we read her, we enter the classical serenity of a new country."
Becoming a poet : Elizabeth Bishop with Marianne Moore and Robert Lowell by David Kalstone( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 958 libraries worldwide
"Becoming a poet traces the evolution of Elizabeth Bishop's poetic career through her friendships with other poets, notably Marianne Moore and Robert Lowell. Published in 1989 following critic David Kalstone's death, with the help of a number of his friends and colleagues, it was greeted with uniformly enthusiastic praise. Hailed at that time as "one of the most sensitive appreciations of Elizabeth Bishop's genius ever composed" and "a first-rate piece of criticism" and "a masterpiece of understanding about friendship and about poetry," it has been largely unavailable in recent years."--Jacket
An anthology of twentieth-century Brazilian poetry by Elizabeth Bishop( Book )
18 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 942 libraries worldwide
Works by fourteen Brazilian poets with translations by Elizabeth Bishop, Paul Blackburn, Ashley Brown, Jane Cooper, Richard Eberhart, Barbara Howes, June Jordan, Galway Kinnell, Jean R. Longland, James Merrill, W.S. Merwin, Louis Simpson, Mark Strand, Jean Valentine, Richard Wilbur, and James Wright
Poems : North & South ; A cold spring by Elizabeth Bishop( Book )
11 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 550 libraries worldwide
Voices & visions ( visu )
15 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 459 libraries worldwide
College course in American poetry presents the lives and poetry of 13 major poets
50 collected songs by Ned Rorem( score )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
The diary of "Helena Morley " by Helena Morley( Book )
15 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
This diary was kept by the author (Alice Dayrell Brant) when she was between the ages of twelve and fifteen (1893-1895), and living in Diamantina, a small diamond mining town in southeastern Brazil. The little girl describes her homework, her love of parades and dresses, her father who could scarcely make a living in the mines, and her most beloved grandmother
The ballad of the burglar of Babylon by Elizabeth Bishop( Book )
2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 359 libraries worldwide
A ballad, based on an actual story about an escaped convict, Micuçú, in Rio de Janeiro that was witnessed by the author
North & south by Elizabeth Bishop( Book )
12 editions published between 1946 and 1996 in English and French and held by 351 libraries worldwide
Chamber music by John Harbison( file )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
Elizabeth Bishop : one art ( visu )
14 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
The life of American Poet Elizabeth Bishop, related through photographs, readings of her poems and critical commentary by various poets and writers
A mirror on which to dwell : (six poems of Elizabeth Bishop) : for soprano and chamber orchestra by Elliott Carter( score )
18 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 258 libraries worldwide
Dear Elizabeth : five poems & three letters to Elizabeth Bishop by May Swenson( Book )
5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
"Between 1950 and 1979, May Swenson and Elizabeth Bishop exchanged over 260 letters. Their letters have interested scholars of American poetry for the commentary they contain on important work that each poet was publishing at the time, but equally for what these letters reveal about the relationship between the two writers. In Dear Elizabeth, three letters and five poems from Swenson to Bishop, including an unfinished draft never published before, are gathered into one small volume with an insightful essay by scholar and poet Kirstin Hotelling Zona. This brief but intense collection offers a surprising and revealing glimpse of a complicated relationship between two very different women and very different poets, both of whom made unquestionably major contributions to American poetry of the twentieth century."--BOOK JACKET
Elizabeth Bishop by Anne Stevenson( Book )
1 edition published in 1966 in Undetermined and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Elizabeth Bishop
Elizabeth Bishop : life and the memory of it by Brett Candlish Millier( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
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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Alternative Names
Bishop Elizabeth
Elizabet Bišop
Elizabeth Bishop
Elizabeth Bishop Amerikaans dichteres (1911-1979)
Elizabeth Bishop amerikansk författare och poet
Elizabeth Bishop amerikansk skribent og poet
Elizabeth Bishop amerykańska poetka
Elizabeth Bishop poetă americană
Elizabeth Bishop poete amerikane
Elizabeth Bishop poetessa e scrittrice statunitense
Elizabeth Bishop poetessa estatunidenca
Elizabeth Bishop poétesse américaine
Elizabeth Bishop Poetisa estadounidense
Elizabeth Bishop US-amerikanische Dichterin und Schriftstellerin
Elizabetha Bishop
Элизабет Бишоп американская поэтесса
אליזבת' בישופ משוררת אמריקאית
בישוף, אליזבת 1911-1979
בישופ, אליזבט
בישופ, אליזבט 1911-1979
בישופ, אליזבת 1911-1979
إليزابيث بيشوب
إليزابيث بيشوب شاعرة أمريكية
الیزابت بیشاپ شاعر و نویسنده آمریکایی
엘리자베스 비숍
エリザベス・ビショップ
ビショップ・エリザベス
伊丽莎白·毕晓普
伊莉莎白·畢曉普
Languages
English (386)
French (6)
Spanish (5)
German (4)
Portuguese (2)
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