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Elizabeth Bishop in Brazil and after : a poetic career transformed

Author: George Monteiro
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This study explores how Bishop's personal and literary experience in Brazil influenced her work culturally, historically, and linguistically. Focusing on the "Brazilian" characteristics of Bishop's work as well as some of the major poems she composed before settling in Brazil, this volume offers fresh perspective on one of the 20th century's most celebrated writers"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Influence
Named Person: Elizabeth Bishop; Elizabeth Bishop; Elizabeth Bishop; Elizabeth Bishop; Elizabeth Bishop
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Monteiro
ISBN: 9780786466931 0786466936
OCLC Number: 770876344
Description: ix, 214 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
Prologue : the map --
Brazil. The unwritten elegy --
Unravished brides --
Driving to the interior --
Rainbow, rainbow, rainbow --
Fire and light --
Eye of the sparrow --
Good times at Cabo Frio --
An ordinary evening --
Promenade --
In the middle of the road --
Crusoe in the land of Vera Cruz --
A tale of jam and jelly --
"A miracle for breakfast" --
The Brazil book --
Scenery, storms --
Elsewhere. Different hats, different folks --
Village matters --
The art of the scapegoat --
Burning bridges --
The misprint and the mouse --
Building a rhyme for Ezra --
Send in a toy --
Down to the sea --
Free to be free --
Epilogue : the last book --
Chapter notes.
Responsibility: George Monteiro.

Abstract:

"This study explores how Bishop's personal and literary experience in Brazil influenced her work culturally, historically, and linguistically. Focusing on the "Brazilian" characteristics of Bishop's work as well as some of the major poems she composed before settling in Brazil, this volume offers fresh perspective on one of the 20th century's most celebrated writers"--Provided by publisher.

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