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Elizabeth Bishop

Elizabeth BishopBorn: 8-Feb-1911
Birthplace: Worcester, MA
Died: 6-Oct-1979
Location of death: Boston, MA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Hope Cemetery, Worcester, MA

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Lesbian
Occupation: Poet

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: North & South

Girlfriend: Lota de Macedo Soares

    High School: The Walnut Hill School, Natick, MA
    University: Vassar College (1934)
    Professor: Harvard University (1970-77)
    Professor: University of Washington
    Professor: New York University
    Professor: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1956 for Poems - North & South
    National Book Award for Poetry 1970 for The Complete Poems
    National Book Critics Circle Award
    Guggenheim Fellowship (twice)
    American Academy of Arts and Letters

Author of books:
North & South (1946, poetry)
North & South: A Cold Spring (1955, poetry)
Brazil (1962, travel)
Questions of Travel (1965, poetry)
The Complete Poems (1969, poetry)
Geography III (1976, poetry)
The Complete Poems, 19271979 (1983, poetry)
The Collected Prose (1984)
One Art (1994, letters)
Exchanging Hats (1996, art monograph)


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