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Elizabeth Bishop’s letters, edited

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Elizabeth Bishop famously exchanged letters with Robert Lowell so remarkable they were later collected and published (Words in Air). This Recording has prepared a selection of her letters to Lowell and others, including one edit focused on the year after a lover’s suicide. Pair with a meditation on the relevance of Bishop’s poetry at crucial life moments.

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One Response to “Elizabeth Bishop’s letters, edited”

  1. Shelley
    at 1:24 pm on August 6, 2014

    That is a really lovely piece regarding Bishop, bless her heart.

    Thanks for telling us about it.

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