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Elizabeth Bishop

Elizabeth Bishop

Questions of Mastery

Bonnie Costello

ISBN 9780674246904

Publication date: 03/15/1993

In this finely written companion to Elizabeth Bishop’s poetry, Bonnie Costello gives a compelling use of Bishop and her ways of seeing and writing.


  • Essential reading for anyone interested in Elizabeth Bishop’s life and art… Bishop’s struggle as an heir to modernism comes alive in Costello’s precise prose.

    —Women’s Review of Books


  • Bonnie Costello, Professor of English at Boston University, is the general editor of The Selected Letters of Marianne Moore.

Book Details

  • 280 pages
  • 6-1/16 x 9-3/16 inches
  • Harvard University Press

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