Lota de Macedo Soares

Standard Name: Soares, Lota de Macedo


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Dedications Elizabeth Bishop
She dedicated this book of poems written in Brazil to her partner Lota de Macedo Soares , with a quotation in Portuguese from Camoens , of two lines ending: The more I give you, the...
Family and Intimate relationships Elizabeth Bishop
EB embarked on the major relationship of her life, a marriage with the wealthy Brazilian Lota de Macedo Soares ; the latter marked the occasion with the gift of a gold ring inscribed with this date.
Marshall, Megan. Elizabeth Bishop. A Miracle for Breakfast. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Family and Intimate relationships Elizabeth Bishop
Lota de Macedo Soares , long-term lover and companion of EB , died in the USA five days after an overdose whose effects were exacerbated by a heart condition.
Astley, Neil. “Elizabeth Bishop: A Bibliography; Elizabeth Bishop: Chronology”. Elizabeth Bishop: Poet of the Periphery, edited by Linda Anderson and Jo Shapcott, Bloodaxe Books, pp. 175-00.
Family and Intimate relationships Elizabeth Bishop
EB had first meet Lota de Macedo Soares in 1942. Soares was then with an earlier partner, Mary Stearns Morse , from whom she was just splitting up when Bishop arrived in Brazil. She was...
Literary responses Elizabeth Bishop
The strength of EB 's influence on British and Irish poetry was variously recognised during the 1980s by Andrew Motion , Seamus Heaney , James Fenton , and Eavan Boland , and during the 1990s...
Residence Elizabeth Bishop
She stayed in Brazil for sixteen years, living at first with Lota de Macedo Soares at the house that Soares was currently building, Petrópolis at Samanbaia. In 1953 a writing studio for EB was...
Residence Elizabeth Bishop
After the death of Lota de Macedo Soares , EB did a good deal of shuttling back and forth between Brazil and various places in the USA. In 1973 she bought an apartment in Boston...
Textual Features Elizabeth Bishop
Here At the Fishhouses explores the element of water and its relationship to other things: principally to the fish-dominated, richly detailed human life on shore. Reliant like most of EB 's poetry on accurate observation...


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