Elizabeth Bishop's Prosaic by Vidyan RavinthiranElizabeth Bishop's Prosaic by Vidyan Ravinthiran

Elizabeth Bishop's Prosaic

byVidyan Ravinthiran

Hardcover | July 1, 2015

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This book approaches, for the first time, Bishop's work in multiple genres (her prose-like verse, her literary prose, her prose poems, and her letter prose) as a stylistic whole. Tapping into recent work on literature as a form of cognition, it also reinvigorates the long-neglected study of prose itself-a literary form whose history and structure has never received the scholarly attention it deserves.
Vidyan Ravinthiran is lecturer in English studies at Durham University.
Title:Elizabeth Bishop's ProsaicFormat:HardcoverDimensions:250 pages, 9.28 × 6.34 × 0.87 inPublished:July 1, 2015Publisher:Bucknell University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1611486815

ISBN - 13:9781611486810


Table of Contents

AcknowledgmentsIntroductionChapter One: Poetry and Prose-RhythmChapter Two: Bishop's DescriptionChapter Three: Bishop's LettersChapter Four: Bishop's Literary ProseChapter Five: "Rainy Season; Sub-Tropics": Hybrid RhythmChapter Six: "Santarém" and the Aesthetic ClaimChapter Seven: Postscript: "One Art" and its DraftsBibliographyIndexAbout the Author