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AMERICAN POETRY 
Elizabeth Bishop: 1911-1979
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The photo is from the webpage of The Academy of American Poets 
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Biography Web Pages 
Poetic Style 
Bishop and Brazil 
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  Texts 
Online Review of  
One Art 
Online Forum 
(UTexas) 
Guiding Questions 
Online Essays  
Selected Bibliography 
 
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  ONLINE JOURNAL 
 
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  Biography Web Pages
The Elizabeth Bishop Page on the Vassar College web site gives a full guide to Bishop's life and work. 
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  The page on The Academy of American Poets web site provides a brief introduction on Bishop's life and the features of her poetry, as well as a selected bibliography of Bishop's work.
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Literature Online: Elizabeth Bishop with a good biography, critical archive and bibliography from Poetry Author Casebooks
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Another brief biographical information that introduces Bishop as a poet of the south of the States on the Modern American Poetry site.
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  Poetic Style
In chapter 7 of this site, Outline of American Literature, Elizabeth Bishop is introduced as one of the representatives of "the idiosyncratic group" in American poetry. The introduction focuses on Bishop's poetic style.
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  Bishop and Brazil
From a visitor to a resident of Brazil, Bishop's affection toward it's land and people is expressed through her art, writing and painting. Here are a Bishop's painting of Brazilian landscape and some photos of Casa Mariana, the house Bishop lived in Ouro Preto, Brazil and is named in honor of Marianne Moore, an influedntial poet friend of Bishop.
 
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"Brazilian Landscape" from EXCHANGING HATS: PAINTINGS by Elizabeth Bishop. Copyright?1996 by Alice Helen Methfessel. Reproduced by permission ofInc. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 
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Casa Mariana 
 

Side View of Casa Mariana

 
 

View of Ouro Preto from Casa Mariana 

 

Federal University of Ouro Pret

 
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The painting and the photos credit: Department of English, UNC-Chapel Hill
 
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  Online Texts
At the Fishhouses (not in the handouts)
Visits to St. Elizabeth  (not in the handouts)
In the Waiting Room
One Art
The Moose (not in the handouts)
Invitation to Miss Marianne Moore (not in the handouts)
The Fish (not in the handouts)
The Man-Moth
The Armadillo (for Robert Lowell)
Brazil, January 1, 1502 (not in the handouts)
Filling Station
Sestina
The Map
First Death in Nova Scotia
Poem
Large Bad Picture
It is marvelous to wake up together
The Monument "This poem and its techniques are related to the frottages done by
Max Ernst in his 1926 book Historire Naturelle
 
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  Online Review of her poems
 
An on-line review of "One Art" by Steve Burt, poetry editor of the Harvard Advocate in 1992.
On "One Art"
On "The Fish"
On "The Man-Moth"
On "At the Fishhouses"
On "Filling Station"
On "Questions of Travel"
On "The Armadillo"
On "In the Waiting Room"
On "Pink Dog"
On "Crusoe in England"
Elizabeth Bishop's "Sonnet": Introduction by Lloyd Schwartz from The Atlantic Monthly's Poetry Pages
Inscrutable Houses: Metaphors of the Body in the Poems of Elizabeth Bishop. By Anne Colwell.

 
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  Online Forum (UTexas)
This forum is open to discussion on any subjects in literature, including the discussion on Bishop and her work. Please notice that, because it is an open-forum, there might be some offensive expression.
 
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  Guiding Questions
 
  Reuben raises study questions about Bishop's poetry on the Bishop page in chapter 10 of the site "Perspectives in American Literature":
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questions of the poem "The Man-Moth"
questions of the poem "Filling Station"
questions of the poem "One Art"
questions of the poem "In the Waiting Room"
questions of Bishop's poetic style of "the voice and tone" and the theme "loss and exile" in her poetry
 
 
 
 
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  Online Essays

An online essay "Life Studies: American Poetry from T. S. Eliot to Allen Ginsberg" can be found on The Academy of American Poets web site.

 

11 online critical essays of Bishop's poetry on the Vassar College site: papers selected from the Elizabeth Bishop Symposium at Vassar College, 22-25 September 1994.

 

 
 
The Search for the Earthly Paradise Ilse Barker
An Artist in the House Sandra Barry
Auden and Bishop Bonnie Costello
'Home-made! But aren't we all?': Crusoe in the Nursery Richard Flynn
Elizabeth Bishop and Jorie Graham: Suffering the Limits of Description Thomas Gardner
Elizabeth Bishop's Feminist Poetic Travel From 'Sonnet' (1928) to 'Sonnet' (1979) Gillian C. Huang-Tiller
Colonialism, Gender, and Lyric Identity: Refigurations of Crusoe in the Poetry of Elizabeth Bishop and Derek Walcott James McCorkle
The Political Dimension of Elizabeth Bishop Josef Raab
Re-Reading Confessional Poetry: Elizabeth Bishop and the Confessional Moment in American Poetry Susan Rosenbaum
Elizabeth Bishop as Delicate Ethnographer Anne Shifrer
Reading Elizabeth Bishop as a Religious Poet Cheryl Walker
 
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  Selected Bibliography
Reuben presents a selected bibliography of Bishop's primary works and the secondary reference on his "PAL: Perspectives in American Literature" site.
 
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comments on this Bishop page: 
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Ray:  
 
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