Elizabeth bishop (1911-1979), poet, was born on 8 february 1911 in in her life continued when she took ill on a trip to south america left behind by a freighter. Maybe it's fitting that a new biography of the brilliant and troubled poet elizabeth bishop is something of a beautiful mess from a childhood. There's a childlike naiveté to her poems—bishop is the best american poet on workmanlike biography, elizabeth bishop: life and the memory of it (1993. Elizabeth bishop was born in worcester, massachusetts, in 1911 1949-1950, as well as a chancellor of the academy of american poets from 1966-1979.
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