Elizabeth Bishop

Elizabeth Bishop
Joseph Breitenbach

Elizabeth Bishop (1911-79) won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award.


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Thom Gunn reads Elizabeth Bishop's "Varick Street" and "Sonnet"

"Listen to this poetry reading to hear poet Thom Gunn read Elizabeth Bishop's ""Varick Street"" and ""Sonnet,"" both of which can be found in Bishop's The Complete Poems, 1927-1979. Learn more about the poetry collection The Complete Poems, 1927-1979, at http://us.macmillan.com/thecompletepoems19271979/ElizabethBishop Read about Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Elizabeth Bishop at http://us.macmillan.com/author/elizabethbishop Learn more about poet Thom Gunn at http://us.macmillan.com/author/thomgunn"

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Poet Henri Cole reads Elizabeth Bishop's poem "The Shampoo"

"Listen to this poetry reading and hear the poet Henri Cole read Elizabeth Bishop's poem ""The Shampoo,"" from her book The Complete Poems, 1927-1979. Learn more about the poetry collection The Complete Poems at http://us.macmillan.com/thecompletepoems19271979/ElizabethBishop Read more about Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Elizabeth Bishop at http://us.macmillan.com/author/elizabethbishop Learn more about poet Henri Cole at http://us.macmillan.com/author/henricole"

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Robert Pinsky reads Elizabeth Bishop's poem "At the Fishhouses"

"Listen to this poetry reading to hear former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky read Elizabeth Bishop's poem ""At the Fishhouses,"" from her poetry collection The Complete Poems, 1927-1979. Learn more about the book The Complete Poems at http://us.macmillan.com/thecompletepoems19271979/ElizabethBishop Read more about poet Elizabeth Bishop at http://us.macmillan.com/author/elizabethbishop Learn more about poet Robert Pinsky at http://us.macmillan.com/author/robertpinsky"

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Exchanging Hats

Elizabeth Bishop; Edited and with an introduction and afterword by William Benton
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

When the distinguished art critic Meyer Schapiro said that Elizabeth Bishop “writes poems with a painter’s eye,” Bishop was “very flattered: I’d love to be a...


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Poems / Prose [Boxed Set]

Elizabeth Bishop
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

POEMS This is the definitive edition of the work of one of America’s greatest poets, increasingly recognized as one of the greatest English-language poets of...


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Elizabeth Bishop; Edited by Lloyd Schwartz
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Elizabeth Bishop’s prose is not nearly as well known as her poetry, but she was a dazzling and compelling prose writer too, as the publication of her letters...


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Poems

Elizabeth Bishop
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

A Boston Globe Best Poetry Book of 2011 This is the definitive edition of the work of one of America’s greatest poets, increasingly recognized as one of...


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Elizabeth Bishop and The New Yorker

Elizabeth Bishop; Edited by Joelle Biele
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

I sort of see you surrounded with fine-tooth combs, sandpaper, nail files, pots of varnish, etc.—with heaps of used commas and semicolons handy, and little...


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Words in Air

Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell; Edited by Thomas Travisano with Saskia Hamilton
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Robert Lowell once remarked in a letter to Elizabeth Bishop that “you ha[ve] always been my favorite poet and favorite friend.” The feeling was mutual. Bishop...


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Geography III

Elizabeth Bishop
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Whether writing about waiting as a child in a dentist’s office, viewing a city from a plane high above, or losing items ranging from door keys to one’s lover...


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Edgar Allan Poe & The Juke-Box

Elizabeth Bishop; Edited and Annotated by Alice Quinn
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

From the mid-1930s to 1978 Elizabeth Bishop published some ninety poems and thirty translations. Yet her notebooks reveal that she embarked upon many more...


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One Art

Elizabeth Bishop; Selected and Edited by Robert Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

From several thousand letters, written over fifty years - from 1928, when she was seventeen, to the day of her death, in Boston in 1979 - Robert Giroux has...


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The Diary of

Elizabeth Bishop
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

In 1952, soon after her arrival in Brazil, Elizabeth Bishop asked her new Brazilian friends which of their country's books she should read. They recommended...


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