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Bishop, Elizabeth 1911-1979

Overview
Works: 774 works in 1,596 publications in 4 languages and 82,077 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Biography  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Musical settings  Live sound recordings  Diaries  Music  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Author, Former owner, Editor, Compiler, Performer, Other, Lyricist, 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 )

44 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in English and held by 2,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 149 poems by the author
American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
The complete poems by Elizabeth Bishop( Book )

29 editions published between 1933 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,692 WorldCat member 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
The collected prose by Elizabeth Bishop( Book )

33 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,667 WorldCat member 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A compilation of fiction and nonfiction includes both previously published and hitherto unpublished stories, such as In the Village, The Housekeeper, and Gwendolyn and nonfiction works discovered among the author's papers after her death
Brazil by Elizabeth Bishop( Book )

30 editions published between 1962 and 1970 in English and Hebrew and held by 1,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Endowed with inestimable natural wealth, Brazil's development has been hindered by an unstable social and economic background. a report on this and the signs of change are part of a colorful account of Brazil's past, present, and future
Geography III by Elizabeth Bishop( Book )

26 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Bishop's fifth book of poetry includes such recent works as Crusoe in England, Five Flights Up, and the prose poem 12 O'Clock News
Questions of travel; [poems] by Elizabeth Bishop( Book )

18 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in English and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nineteen poems, and the story of a Nova Scotia childhood, "In the village."
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 965 WorldCat member 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 )

15 editions published between 1971 and 1997 in English and Portuguese and held by 933 WorldCat member 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 by Elizabeth Bishop( Book )

19 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Bishop is one of America's greatest writers, and her art is loved and admired by readers and fellow poets alike. The poems that make up Bishop's small and select body of work display honesty and humor, grief and acceptance, observing nature and human nature with painstaking accuracy. Her poems often start outwardly, with geography and landscape--from New England and Nova Scotia, where she grew up, to Florida and Brazil, where she later lived-- and move inexorably toward "the interior," exploring as they do fundamental questions of knowledge and perception, love and solitude, and the ability or inability of form to control chaos
Poems : North & South ; A cold spring by Elizabeth Bishop( Book )

8 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voices & visions( Visual )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College course in American poetry presents the lives and poetry of 13 major poets
Prose by Elizabeth Bishop( Book )

11 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Bishop's prose is not as well-known as her poetry, but she was a dazzling and compelling prose writer, too, as the publication of her letters has shown. Her stories often border on memoir, and vice versa. From her college days, she could find the most astonishing yet thoroughly apt metaphors to illuminate her ideas. This volume--edited by the poet, Pulitzer Prize-winning critic, and Bishop scholar Lloyd Schwartz--includes virtually all her published shorter prose pieces and a number of prose works not published until after her death. Included here are her famous as well as her lesser-known stories, crucial memoirs, literary and travel essays, book reviews, and--for the first time--the original draft of Brazil, the Life World Library volume she repudiated in its published version, as well as the relevant correspondence between Bishop and the poet Anne Stevenson while the latter was writing the first book-length critical study of Bishop's work
The diary of "Helena Morley " by Helena Morley( Book )

14 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member 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 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ballad, based on an actual story about an escaped convict, Micuçú, in Rio de Janeiro that was witnessed by the author
Chamber music by Bohuslav Martinů( )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion demonstration of the development of chamber music
North & south by Elizabeth Bishop( Book )

11 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Bishop : one art( Visual )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member 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( )

17 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

50 collected songs by Ned Rorem( )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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 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

בישוף, אליזבת 1911-1979

בישופ, אליזבט

בישופ, אליזבט 1911-1979

בישופ, אליזבט, משוררת אמריקאית

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

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American poetry : the twentieth centuryThe collected proseGeography IIIAn anthology of twentieth-century Brazilian poetryPoemsVoices & visionsProseThe diary of "Helena Morley "