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Title Elizabeth Bishop's Brazil / Bethany Hicok.
Author Hicok, Bethany, 1958- author.
Publication Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2016.
Copyright date ©2016
Description xii, 178 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Call # 811 BISHOP H
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Samambaia and the architecture of class -- Letters from the road -- Bishop's Brazilian translations -- Bishop's Brazilian politics -- Amazon worlds.
Summary When the American poet Elizabeth Bishop arrived in Brazil in 1951 at the age of forty, she had not planned to stay, but her love affair with the Brazilian aristocrat Lota de Macedo Soeares and with the country itself set her on another course, and Brazil became her home for nearly two decades. In this groundbreaking new study, Bethany Hicok offers Bishop's readers the most comprehensive study to date on the transformative impact of Brazil on the poet's life and art. Drawing on archival sources that include Bishop's unpublished travel writings and providing provocative new readings of the poetry, Elizabeth Bishop's Brazil is a long-overdue exploration of a pivotal phase in this great poet's life and work. -- from back cover.
Subject Bishop, Elizabeth, 1911-1979 -- Homes and haunts -- Brazil.
Bishop, Elizabeth, 1911-1979 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Women poets, American -- 20th century.
Literature and society -- Brazil.
Women translators -- Brazil.
Travel writing -- Brazil.
Women intellectuals -- United States -- Biography.
Brazil -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Bishop, Elizabeth, 1911-1979. (OCoLC)fst00034751
Homes. (OCoLC)fst01353235
Intellectual life. (OCoLC)fst00975769
Literature and society. (OCoLC)fst01000096
Travel writing. (OCoLC)fst01155681
Women intellectuals. (OCoLC)fst01178059
Women poets, American. (OCoLC)fst01178325
Women translators. (OCoLC)fst01178638
Brazil. (OCoLC)fst01206830
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
ISBN 9780813938547 hardcover ; acid-free paper
0813938546 hardcover ; acid-free paper
9780813938530 paperback ; acid-free paper
0813938538 paperback ; acid-free paper

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