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Titre : Exchanging hats : Paintings : Elizabeth ...
Éditeur : FS&G
Date d'édition : 1996
Reliure : Hardcover
Illustrateur : illustrated
Etat du livre : Very Good
Etat de la jaquette : Very Good
Edition : 1st Edition
A bright, tight copy. DJ is not price clipped; colorful w/lightest of soil from handling; protected in mylar. Orange raw paper boards are firmly bound; 1" edge fade across front board; pages clean & sharp throughout. N° de réf. du libraire WS14636
Synopsis : Thought not many people know it, Elizabeth Bishop painted throughout her life, as this handsome book, reproducing in full color forty of her watercolors, demonstrates. Benton gives the provenance, dimensions, and (where possible) the date of each painting; he also cites painterly passages from Bishop's writing.
Critique: Elizabeth Bishop was a great poet. It turns out that she was also a rather good painter, even though she insisted that her paintings were anything but art. Her visual creations offer intimate and unexpected insights into the magic of familiar places and beloved friends. Exchanging Hats provides both veteran Bishop admirers and those meeting her for the first time with an extraordinary examination of her paintings and drawings.
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Description de la librairie : Shaker Mill Books is the annex of The Bookloft in Great Barrington, MA, one of the only independent bookstores in the Berkshires for over 35 years. Located in West Stockbridge, MA, Shaker Mill Books houses nearly ten thousand rare, out-of-print and/or signed books. We specialize in Berskhire Books (many now out-of-print or otherwise unavailable), including local histories and biographies, as well as a large collection of books by nature writer Hal Borland.