Elizabeth Bishop Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

Elizabeth Bishop

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Biography Of Elizabeth Bishop
Real Name Elizabeth Bishop
Profession Poets
Famous as Poet
Nationality American
Personal life of Elizabeth Bishop
Born on 08 February 1911
Birthday 8th February
Died At Age 68
Sun Sign Aquarius
Born in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died on 06 October 1979
Place of death Boston
City Massachussets
Education Vassar College, Walnut Hill School
Awards 1945 – Houghton Mifflin Poetry Prize Fellowship 1950 – American Academy of Arts and Letters Award 1953 – Shelley Memorial Award 1956 – Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1960 – Chapelbrook Foundation Award 1970 – National Book Award for Poetry 1974 – Harriet Monroe Poetry Award 1976 – Books Abroad/Neustadt International Prize 1977 – National Book Critics Circle Award
Personal Fact of Elizabeth Bishop

Elizabeth Bishop was an American poet and short story writer known for her vividly descriptive body of works, which were often very witty. A much acclaimed poet, she had once served as the Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress. Though her writing is known for its wittiness and humor, the poet herself had a very difficult beginning in life. She was effectively orphaned at the age of five, when her widowed mother had to be institutionalized for mental instability.

Thereafter, she was raised first by her maternal grandparents in Nova Scotia, then by her paternal grandparents in Worcester, and finally by an aunt in Cliftondale. Physically, she was not very strong and suffered from asthma from her early childhood and therefore had little formal education until her freshman year. In spite of these, she watched her surroundings carefully and kept them in her memory.

She was not a prolific writer, having produced only five slim volumes of works in thirty-five years; yet she had earned a large number of awards including the prestigious Pulitzer Prize. In addition to her poems and short stories, she is also known for her travel book called Brazil and translation works such as The Diary of Helena Morley and An Anthology of Twentieth-Century Brazilian Poetry.

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