One Art: Letters

One Art: Letters


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One Art: Letters by Elizabeth Bishop

From several thousand letters, written over fifty years - from 1928, when she was seventeen, to the day of her death, in Boston in 1979 - Robert Giroux has selected over five hundred and has written a detailed and informative introduction. One Art takes us behind Bishop's formal sophistication and reserve, displaying to the full the gift for friendship, the striving for perfection, and the passionate, questing, rigorous spirit that made her a great poet.

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ISBN-13: 9780374524456
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date: 09/28/1995
Pages: 704
Sales rank: 945,285
Product dimensions: 6.54(w) x 9.24(h) x 1.93(d)
Lexile: 1120L (what's this?)

About the Author

Elizabeth Bishop (1911-79) won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award.

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