Why Is A Good Poem Good?
- Elizabeth Bishop's "Brazil, January 1, 1502" and Max Jacob's "Etablissement d'une communautÃ© au BrÃ©sil": A Study of Transformative Interpretation and Influence. Henneberg, Sylvia // Texas Studies in Literature & Language;Winter2003, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p337
Examines the relation between Max Jacob's poem "Etablissement d'une communautÃ© au BrÃ©sil" and Elizabeth Bishop's more politically positive response to it in her poem "Brazil, January 1, 1502." Argument for a greater political thrust to Bishop's poetry than is generally perceived;...
- Grammar and the King James Bible: The Case of Elizabeth Bishop. Cook, Eleanor // Literary Imagination;Mar2012, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p55
The article offers poetry criticism of the poem "Over 2000 Illustrations and a Complete Concordance" by Elizabeth Bishop. It explores that connection of the poem with the King James Bible, its parataxis and its adjectival syntax. It adds that a line from the poem that is the title page in a King...
- `My real hopes and ambitions': Re-reading Elizabeth Bishop's `In Prison.' Xiaojing, Zhou // Texas Studies in Literature & Language;Spring97, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p65
Presents information on a reaction to Elizabeth Bishop's story `In Prison.' Description of the story; Information on the criticisms for the story; Details on the language used in the story; How `In Prison' relates to other stories written by Bishop; Information on the author's view: Detailed...
- On Elizabeth Bishop. Shetley, Vernon // Raritan;Winter95, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p151
Discusses books on writer Elizabeth Bishop. Unselfconsciousness in Bishop's letters; Bishop's life as key to her poetry; Bishop's dissatisfaction with her accomplishments; Avoidance of the political and confessional in poetry.
- Dwelling without roots: Elizabeth Bishop. Paulin, Tom // Grand Street;1990, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p90
Focuses on poet Elizabeth Bishop. Rejection of cultural lumber; Bishop's portrayal of Robinson Crusoe; Bishop as possessing a third-world imagination; Awareness of the danger in being rooted in one place.
- The rising figure of the poet: Elizabeth Bishop in letters... Page, Barbara // Contemporary Literature;Spring96, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p119
Profiles the life and work of late poet Elizabeth Bishop. Details on her life and achievements; Description of her literary works.
- The harried life of Elizabeth Bishop. Stanford, Donald E. // Sewanee Review;Winter94, Vol. 102 Issue 1, p161
Focuses on the portrait of Elizabeth Bishop as a poet. As one of the best letter-writing poets of the century; Lived the life of a lesbian; Fascination with details; Compassion for her American friends struggling against the poverty of depression; Belief that a poem does not need to express...
- The art of losing. // New Yorker;3/28/94, Vol. 70 Issue 6, p82
Presents a selection of poet Elizabeth Bishop's correspondence from 1934 to 1979. Captured transitions of a life in letters; Letter to Frani Blough; Donald E. Stanford; Marianne Moore; Robert Lowell; Carley Dawson; Anny Baumann; Kit and Ilse Barker; Randall Jarell; May Swenson; Frani Blough...
- The poetry of Elizabeth Bishop. // Literary Cavalcade;Jan1998, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p9
Presents three poems of American poet Elizabeth Bishop. `The Armadillo'; `The Art of Losing Things'; `One Art.'