, who began with negative comments about EB
, later developed admiration for her fine originality, always surprising, never rigid, flowing, juicier than Marianne Moore
who is her godmother.
Rees-Jones, Deryn. “Writing ELIZABETH”. Elizabeth Bishop: Poet of the Periphery, edited by Linda Anderson and Jo Shapcott, Bloodaxe Books, 2002, pp. 42-62.
Since the early 1980s, writes Michael Hofmann
, the posthumous publishing of Bishop has gone steroid: a book of her watercolours, a book of uncollected poems and fragments, many different compilations of letters, a Library of America
included Girl Meets Boy in her list of favourite books from 2007. In comparing Smith's version of Iphis and Ianthe with Fleur Adcock
's contribution to Hofmann
's After Ovid: New...
She appeared with six other poets in Portfolio no. 3 from London's Steam Press
in 1979 (an actual portfolio of separate leaves, published in fifty signed and numbered copies, in a black cover with illustrations...
began writing poetry at the age of eight, mixing her own contributions with poems she learned by heart. The first money she earned by writing came at age twelve: a five-dollar gold piece for...
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Hofmann, Michael. “Mostly Middle”. London Review of Books, Vol.