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Remembering Elizabeth Bishop: An Oral Biography

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"Amply succeeds in what it proposes to do: It offers an intimate view of Bishop's desperate and lonely life, as that life was observed by those who were there at the time -- and those observers are a particularly perceptive and articulate lot". -- New York Times Book Review
Hardcover, 408 pages
Published September 1st 1994 by University of Massachusetts Press
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Nov 10, 2013 Sebastian rated it it was amazing
The excellence of this book is due entirely to its editor Gary Fountain. My reactions to the composition of an oral biography speaks to the way people are liable to testify to encounters, conversations, and significant events from a "negative" standpoint, i.e. sad and traumatic events comprise a large amount of this biography, differing significantly from a more traditional biography. Fountain's organization of the biography, highlighting certain events and detailing others, is considerate and ...more
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