Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979) is considered by many as one of the most important American poets of the twentieth century. She was deeply influenced by the poet Marianne Moore, and formed a lifelong friendship with poet Robert Lowell. She also worked as a painter, travelled widely, and was the recipient of several major literary awards.
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