Clovis Barbosa Santos
on December 24, 2018
Elizabeth Bishop (February 8, 1911 – October 6, 1979) was an American poet and short-story writer. She was Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 1949 to 1950, the Pulitzer Prize winner for Poetry in 1956, the National Book Award winner in 1970, and the recipient of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature in 1976. She is considered one of the finest poets of the 20th century.
Who was Elisabeth Bishop?
Elizabeth Bishop is an American poetess. She never strove to reveal details of her private life by means of her works. She was painful and nervous, was enthralled “with art of a separation”, she was never distinguished by voluminosity, but the biography of Elizabeth Bishop is filled with her mental and geographical journeys which up to now are perturbing the most experienced reader.
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