By Laurie Champion
Girls writers were often excluded from literary canons and never till lately have students began to rediscover or observe for the 1st time overlooked ladies writers and their works. This reference contains alphabetically prepared entries on fifty eight American ladies authors who wrote among 1900 and 1945. each one access is written via knowledgeable contributor and discusses a specific author's biography, her significant works and subject matters, and the severe reaction to her writings. The entries shut with huge basic and secondary bibliographies, and the amount concludes with a listing of works for extra reading.The interval surveyed by way of this reference is wealthy and various. Modernism and the Harlem Renaissance, significant inventive events, happened among 1900 and 1945, and the entries incorporated right here show the numerous contributions girls made to those events. the amount as a complete strives to mirror the variety of yankee tradition and comprises entries for African American, local American, Mexican American, and chinese language American ladies. It contains popular writers akin to Willa Cather and Eudora Welty, besides extra missed ones comparable to Anita Scott Coleman and Sui Sin a ways.
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Twelve years later, Bishop was introduced to Robert Lowell, another very close friend and fellow poet. In many ways these two friendships are representative of the vital tensions that mark Bishop’s poetry: cagey yet honest; reserved yet direct; observational yet interiorizing. As the titles of Bishop’s books suggest, such tensions often emerge as they concern notions of home and travel. From her first book of poems, North & South (1946), to her last, Geography III (1976), Bishop explored her thirst for 26 AMERICAN WOMEN WRITERS, 1900–1945 travel in writing.
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During the next several years, Bishop lived between Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she taught at Harvard from time to time, and at her house in Brazil. She traveled to the Galapagos Islands, Peru, Ecuador, Sweden, Finland, and Norway. In her later years, she settled into a routine, teaching at Harvard during the school year and spending her summers on North Haven, an island off the coast of Maine. Geography III, the last book of poems published during Bishop’s lifetime, appeared in 1976, winning the National Book Critics Circle Award the following year.
American Women Writers, 1900-1945: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook by Laurie Champion