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Twentieth-Century Literature (2007) 53 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Derek Furr Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 m Remembering Bishop, Bishop Remembering Derek Furr Far off thou art, but ever nigh; I have thee still, and I rejoice; I prosper, circled with thy voice; I shall not lose thee though I die...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (2): 191–222.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Kathryn Van Wert This essay explores Elizabeth Bishop’s use of war and imperialism to demonstrate the power—and inherently political nature—of poetic discourse. In her rarely discussed “Little Exercise” (1946), a poem Bishop wrote while living near a military base in Key West, Florida...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (1): 57–74.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Christopher Laverty This essay examines the influence of Elizabeth Bishop on Seamus Heaney’s poetics in the 1980s and 1990s as he became a global poet. She stands as a unique and overlooked exemplar in Heaney’s poetic pantheon. His reading of Bishop’s work, for all its limitations, nonetheless...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (2): 277–284.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Nick Halpern Elizabeth Bishop’s Poetics of Description , by Pickard Zachariah , McGill-Queen’s University Press , 2009 . 212 pages. A Poet’s High Argument: Elizabeth Bishop and Christianity , by Corelle Laurel Snow , University of South Carolina Press , 2008 . 139 pages...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2007) 53 (1): 79–87.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Susan Rosenbaum Elizabeth Bishop, Edgar Allan Poe and the Juke-Box: Uncollected Poems, Drafts, and Fragments , edited and annotated by Quinn Alice , New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux , 2006 . 367 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 Collecting Elizabeth Bishop...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (4): 448–471.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Luke Carson Copyright © Hofstra University 2009 w John Ashbery s Elizabeth Bishop Luke Carson J o h n Ashbery s poetry is conversational. While his pronouns are notori­ ously slippery, readers learn to expect a “you” to be addressed even in the most unexpected places, so...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (4): 547–571.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Susan McCabe Copyright © Hofstra University 2009 Survival of the Queerly Fit: Darwin, Marianne Moore, and Elizabeth Bishop Survival of the Queerly Fit: Darwin, Marianne Moore, and Elizabeth Bishop Susan McCabe Darwin taught us that animals (like literary texts) are cultural...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (2): 179–209.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Timothy Materer Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 HI Mirrored Lives: Elizabeth Bishop and James Merrill Timothy Materer Life and the memory of it so compressed they turned into each other —Elizabeth Bishop (Poems 177) Jam es...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (4): 436–459.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Frances Leviston The impact of Elizabeth Bishop’s maternal loss on the symbolic order of her poems is well-established, but the ways in which Bishop draws on literary tradition in exploring that loss have received less attention. This essay offers a close reading of “The Bight” that demonstrates...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (3): 399–438.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Susannah L. Hollister 2012 Elizabeth Bishop’s Geographic Feeling Elizabeth Bishop’s Geographic Feeling Susannah L. Hollister In one entry of W. H. Auden’s “Journal of an Airman,” the airman calculates the space that an individual life might cover: “A man occupies about 6 ft...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (3): 306–329.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Peggy Samuels Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 w Verse as Deep Surface: Elizabeth Bishop’s New Poetics, 1938—39 Peggy Samuels I n the years that I have been reading Elizabeth Bishop’s poetry and the scholarship that has grown up around it, two remarks stand out as almost...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (3): 322–356.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Gillian White © 2015 by Hofstra University 2009 Gillian White Readerly Contingency in Bishop’s Journals and Early Prose Gillian White The poet may mean more than he knew. —William Empson (Letters 215) In 1938 Marianne Moore criticized...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2002) 48 (2): 117–149.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Heather Cass White HI Elizabeth Bishop s Calling Heather Cass White Call evidently marks a distance. Unlike a whisper or a murmur, or even plain speaking, it puts space between the calling one and the called not merely to emphasize what separates the two but also...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (2): 167–191.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Luke Carson Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 James Merrill’s Manners and Elizabeth Bishop’s Dismay Luke Carson -/Alison Lurie’s impression of James Merrill on first meeting him was that he “seemed both coolly detached and awkwardly self-conscious. He appeared to have read...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (3): 268–282.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Zachariah Pickard Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 BAI Natural History and Epiphany: Elizabeth Bishop’s Darwin Letter Zachariah Pickard riting in his Autobiography about the joys of beetle collecting and, particularly, the pleasure of discovering a new...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (4): 405–426.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of draft and manuscript materials by Emily Dickinson and Elizabeth Bishop, the essay argues that Moore’s continual revisions render her less an experimental poet than a teleological one, whose commitment was ultimately both to the “finish” of the lyric poem and to the lyric as a modality of communication...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (4): 472–492.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Claire Bowen Copyright © Hofstra University 2009 HI Frames o f Reference: Paterson in “ In the Waiting R oom ” Claire Bowen ^Elizabeth Bishop built her much-beloved late poem “In the Waiting Room” on a childhood memory of reading National Geographic. Her memory, however...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (4): 709–719.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Phoebe Putnam Criminal Ingenuity: Moore, Cornell, Ashbery, and the Struggle Between the Arts , by Levy Ellen , Oxford University Press , 2011 . 260 pages. Deep Skin: Elizabeth Bishop and the Visual Arts , by Samuels Peggy , Cornell University Press , 2010 . 239 pages...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (4): 433–435.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Brian McHale Copyright © Hofstra University 2015 The winner of this year’s prize is Frances Leviston’s “Mothers and Marimbas in ‘The Bight’: Bishop’s Danse Macabre .” The judge is Brian McHale, Arts and Humanities Distinguished Professor of English at the Ohio State University. His most...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (2): 272–279.
Published: 01 June 2015
... to the 1990s. They constitute their own kind of attempt at a recovery of lost time, sometimes even as it’s passing. “Life and the memory of it so compressed/they’ve turned into each other. Which is which?” asks **Elizabeth Bishop (2008, 166). Hammer’s subtitle, “Life and Art,” is deceptively misleading...