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Elizabeth Bishop: Lines of Connection

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A new reading of Elizabeth Bishop's work ranging across archival, historical and theoretical materials

Linda Anderson explores Elizabeth Bishop's poetry, from her early days at Vassar College to her last great poems in Geography III and the later uncollected poems. Drawing generously on Bishop's notebooks and letters, the book situates Bishop both in her historical and cultural context and in terms of her own writing process, where the years between beginning a poem and completing it, for which Bishop is legendary, are seen as a necessary part of their composition. The book begins by offering a new reading of Bishop's relationship with Marianne Moore and with modernism. Through her journeys to Europe Bishop, it is also argued, learned a great deal from visual artists and from surrealism. However the book also follows the way Bishop came back to memories of her childhood, developing ideas about narrative, in order to explore time, both the losses it demands and the connections it makes possible. The lines of connections are both those between Bishop and her contemporaries and her context and those she inscribed through her own work, suggesting how her poems incorporate a process of arrival and create new possibilities of meaning.

About the Author

Linda Anderson is Professor of Modern English and American Literature at Newcastle University; Director of the Newcastle Centre for the Literary Arts. at the Newcastle University

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; List of Figures; Introduction; 1. Paper Replicas; 2. A Window Into Europe; 3. The Labyrinth of Temporality; 4. The Journey of Lines; Bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780748665747
Author:
Anderson, Linda
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
Subject:
Feminist Studies-Reference
Subject:
Feminist criticism
Subject:
American
Subject:
Literature/English | American Literature | Women s Literature
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20130831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
12 B/W illustrations
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
6.3 x 9.4 x 0.7 in

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