Elizabeth Hardwick

Standard Name: Hardwick, Elizabeth


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Family and Intimate relationships Caroline Blackwood
Having obtained a divorce in Santo Domingo, CB married the US poet Robert Lowell , whom she had met (as husband of Elizabeth Hardwick ) in 1966; their affair began while he was a...
Family and Intimate relationships Caroline Blackwood
American poet Robert Lowell died suddenly of a heart attack in a taxi, somewhere between Kennedy Airport and Manhattan, while hurrying away from his present wife, CB , and towards his former wife, Elizabeth Hardwick .
Schoenberger, Nancy. Dangerous Muse, A Life of Caroline Blackwood. Phoenix.
Family and Intimate relationships Caroline Blackwood
Blackwood felt appropriated; Elizabeth Hardwick too was outraged to find that Lowell had drawn heavily on words by her. Elizabeth Bishop thought the poetry magnificent but reproved Lowell for the potentially infinite harm he did...
Family and Intimate relationships Caroline Blackwood
The Lowell marriage has given Blackwood a bad press. Ian Hamilton (biographer of Lowell) not only thought her awful
Jacobson, Dan. “The Price”. London Review of Books, pp. 22-8.
(whereas he liked Lizzie Hardwick ) but also supposed that, as an Englishman, he was...
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Bishop
Important among EB 's friendships were those with Marianne Moore (whom she met in March 1934 while she was still at college and learned a lot from in her early years in New York, but...
Friends, Associates Flannery O'Connor
Others she met at Yaddo included Patricia Highsmith , who admired her seriousness, Elizabeth Hardwick , Robert Lowell , whom she hoped to convert to Catholicism, and Robert and Sally Fitzgerald , whose home she...
Intertextuality and Influence Jo Shapcott
Epigraphs to particular poems quote Chaucer , Swift , Elizabeth Barrett , Elizabeth Bishop , Geoffrey Bateson , and (most frequently) Elizabeth Hardwick . The title-poem (called by a reviewer Kafka esque)
Wormald, Mark. “Making a virtue of double vision”. Times Literary Supplement, No. 4497, pp. 241-2.
Literary responses Adrienne Rich
Rich was during her lifetime and still is widely acclaimed and honoured as a major poet, theorist, and critic of culture. Her poetry and prose have been examined in literary and social criticism, and in...
Literary responses Christina Stead
Randall Jarrell 's article in the New York Times about CS 's The Man Who Loved Children (followed in August by another article, in New Republic, by Elizabeth Hardwick ) began to turn Stead's reputation around.
Rowley, Hazel. Christina Stead: A Biography. Secker and Warburg.
Literary responses Christina Stead
At this time Stead was almost forgotten: Hardwick wrote of the dust, grimly, meanly collecting . . . upon a work of sheer astonishment and success.
Rowley, Hazel. Christina Stead: A Biography. Secker and Warburg.


February 1963: The New York Review of Books began publication,...

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February 1963

The New York Review of Books began publication, launched by Robert Lowell , Elizabeth Hardwick , and others.


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