Elizabeth Bishop: Poems, Prose, and Letters (Loa #180)

Robert Giroux (Editor) Lloyd Schwartz (Editor)
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Product Details

Price
$45.00  $41.40
Publisher
Library of America
Publish Date
February 14, 2008
Pages
979
Dimensions
5.97 X 8.05 X 1.22 inches | 1.41 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781598530179

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About the Author

Robert Giroux, volume co-editor, was chairman of the editorial board of Farrar, Straus and Giroux and Elizabeth Bishop's longtime editor. He edited her Collected Prose (1984) and One Art (1994), her selected letters.

Lloyd Schwartz, co-editor, is Frederick S. Troy Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, classical music editor of The Boston Phoenix, and a regular reviewer for NPR's Fresh Air. In 1994 he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism. His most recent poetry collection is Cairo Traffic.

Reviews

"Bishop was not just a good poet but a great one. She accomplished a magical illumination of the ordinary, forcing us to examine our surroundings with the freshness of a friendly alien." -David Lehman