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Bishop, Elizabeth 1911-1979

Works: 812 works in 1,826 publications in 6 languages and 84,412 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Records and correspondence  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Essays  Short stories  History  Diaries  Musical settings  Songs 
Roles: Author, Former owner, Translator, Editor, Creator, Other, Lyricist, Compiler, Performer, Author of introduction, Illustrator, Librettist, Honoree
Classifications: PS3503.I785, 811.54
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The complete poems, 1927-1979 by Elizabeth Bishop( Book )

79 editions published between 1933 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,609 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 2,346 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 collected prose by Elizabeth Bishop( Book )

50 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,114 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A compilation of fiction and nonfiction includes both previously published and hitherto unpublished stories, such as In the Village, The Housekeeper, and Gwendolyn and nonfiction works discovered among the author's papers after her death
The complete poems by Elizabeth Bishop( Book )

47 editions published between 1933 and 1999 in English and held by 1,690 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
Brazil by Elizabeth Bishop( Book )

36 editions published between 1962 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 1,587 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 )

33 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,324 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 )

21 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,113 WorldCat member 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 )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 952 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 )

18 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 944 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 )

21 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 727 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 )

11 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 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College course in American poetry presents the lives and poetry of 13 major poets
The diary of "Helena Morley " by Helena Morley( Book )

15 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in English and held by 436 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
50 collected songs by Ned Rorem( )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ballad of the burglar of Babylon by Elizabeth Bishop( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ballad, based on an actual incident, in which an escaped convict, preferring ninety hours of being pursued to ninety years in prison, is hunted down by army soldiers near the Rio de Janeiro slum where he was raised
North & south by Elizabeth Bishop( Book )

12 editions published between 1946 and 1996 in English and French and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chamber music by John Harbison( )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Bishop : one art( Visual )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 273 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( )

19 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 258 WorldCat member 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 160 WorldCat member 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
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American poetry : the twentieth centuryThe collected proseThe complete poemsGeography IIIAn anthology of twentieth-century Brazilian poetryPoemsVoices & visionsThe diary of "Helena Morley "
Alternative Names
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