Elizabeth Bishop - A Brief Chronology
Elizabeth Bishop was born on February 8, 1911 in Worcester, Massachusetts. She was the only child of William and Gertrude Bishop, and her father died that same year. Elizabeth Bishop went on to become one of the greatest poets of the 20th century. Here is a brief chronology of the life and works of Elizabeth Bishop.
Elizabeth Bishop Quotes
Elizabeth Bishop was an American writer, who is often considered one of the greatest poets of the 20th century. Influenced by Marianne Moore, her poetry collections include: North & South (1946), North & South--A Cold Spring (1955), and Questions of Travel (1965). Here are a few quotes from Elizabeth Bishop.
Misprints—Are They Serendipity, Inspiration or Embarrassment?
Elizabeth Bishop's famous poem “The Man-Moth” was inspired by a typo for mammoth she saw in in the New York Times.