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Bold Type's Poetry Editor Ernest Hilbert writes "Poets of very different stripes and styles continue with equal confidence to declare Elizabeth Bishop a principal influence, and this demonstrates that she was situated upon a fault-line that she herself helped to create, responsible in part for what the critic Helen Vendler once termed the "breaking of style" (Vendler had Gerard Manley Hopkins in mind at the time), a sundering (however elegant) that is seen and heard by a great many over great distances in greatly different ways."

Hear Bishop read 'The Man Moth' and read an essay on the Elizabeth Bishop Voice of the Poet recordings.

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