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Elizabeth Bishop By Brett Candlish Millier

Elizabeth Bishop
by Brett Candlish Millier

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Elizabeth Bishop dedicated her poetry to telling 'what really happened'. This book presents her biography that pieces together the story of Bishop's life and traces the writing of her poems.
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Elizabeth Bishop: Life and the Memory of It by Brett Candlish Millier

Elizabeth Bishop dedicated her poetry to telling 'what really happened'. Yet what really happened in the life on one of the twentieth century's finest and most beloved American poets has eluded readers for years. In this first full biography, Brett Miller pieces together the compelling and painful story of Bishop's life and traces the writing of her brilliantly crafted poems.

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Elizabeth Bishop Reviews


"A welcome, beautifully written and thoroughly researched work."--Justin Simon, "San Francisco Chronicle Review

About Brett Candlish Millier


Brett C. Millier is Associate Professor of American Literature and Civilization at Middlebury College in Vermont.

Table of Contents


PREFACE

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

I
THE SCREAM
1911-I930

2
"THE HIGHER TYPES"
1930-1934

3
THE U.S.A. SCHOOL OF WRITING
1934-1935

4
"EVERYTHING CONNECTED ONLY BY
'AND' AND 'AND'"
1935-1936

5
PITY SUCH SORROW
1937

6
"WELL, WE HAVE COME THIS FAR."
1938-1940

7
NORTH & SOUTH
1941-1946

8
"PLOUGHING THROUGH LIFE ALONE"
1947-1949

9
THE INDRAWN YES
1949-1951

IO
BRAZIL
1951-1952

II
"A DELUXE NOVA SCOTIA"
1952-1956

12
"SOBRIETY & GAYETY & PATIENCE & TOUGHNESS"
1956-1960

I3
AT WHAT ... COST
IN NERVOUS ENERGY?
1961-1963

14
"THERE IS NO RAILROAD NAMED DELIGHT."
1964-1965

15
THE ART OF LOSING
1966-1967

16
A TOTALLY WASTED STRETCH
1968-1970

I7
CRUSOE IN ENGLAND
1970-1971

18
"HALF GROAN, HALF ACCEPTANCE"
1972

19
ON THE WAY BACK
1973-1976

20
NORTH HAVEN
1977-1979

NOTES

BIBLIOGRAPHY

INDEX

Illustrations

Additional information

GOR002816186
Elizabeth Bishop: Life and the Memory of It by Brett Candlish Millier
Brett Candlish Millier
Used - Very Good
Paperback
University of California Press
1995-11-08
602
0520203453
9780520203457
N/A
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