Elizabeth Bishop

Elizabeth Bishop

Elizabeth Bishop was an American poet shown the 1956 Pulitzer Prize for her collection Poems: North & South/A Cold Spring. She also won the National Book Award in 1970 and taught at Harvard University. She was awarded an Academy Fellowship in 1964 for her lifetime achievement. 

First Death in Nova Scotia

Bishop’s poem, ‘First Death in Nova Scotia’, is the detailed description of a child’s first encounter with death and the emotions this discovery causes.

The Fish

‘The Fish’ by Elizabeth Bishop is considered to be one of her best poems. In it, readers can find some clues about her personal life.

The Mountain

‘The Mountain’ by Elizabeth Bishop is a poem portraying the transience of nature and life from the viewpoint of a personified mountain.

The Mountain by Elizabeth Bishop Visual Representation
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