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Posts Tagged ‘Elizabeth Bishop’
Poetry Education or Educating the Poet October 23, 2012: Over at the Rumpus, David Biespiel is being inundated. “All of a sudden my inbox is filling up with links from friends to two essays related to poetry that have almost everything and nothing in [...]
Elizabeth Bishop’s Geography September 6, 2012: When we look at a map, what do we really see? Is there such thing as cartographic neutrality? An essay on the Paris Review website dwells on Elizabeth Bishop’s geographic poems, and how her [...]
Robert Pinsky Discusses Ben Jonson’s Speaker at Slate July 17, 2012: Slate posted a nice bit of poetry criticism by Robert Pinsky today. Using poems by Walt Whitman and Elizabeth Bishop as launchpads, Pinsky dives in to Ben Jonson’s “On My First Son” [...]
Elizabeth Bishop’s watercolors: “two brushstrokes each, but confidently cows” March 9, 2011: Writing for The New York Review of Books William Benton reviews Elizabeth Bishop’s “other art:” her watercolors. In the 40 or so surviving examples of her paintings, Benton sees [...]
A pictorial “how to” for juggling three Elizabeth Bishop collections February 21, 2011: If William Logan’s New York Times review of all things Bishop this Sunday didn’t quite satisfy you’re Bishop fever, then perhaps a little graphica? In the Barnes and Noble Review, [...]
Don’t Wax the Poem April 1, 2010: Nerdiness is flashing a full frontal when you haven’t waxed and aren’t really an exhibitionist.