Marjorie, five years older; and Avril, five years younger. When Eric was one year old, his mother took him and his sisters to England.
Bishop would later write about the time of her mother's struggles in her short story "In The Village. Bishop's mother remained in an asylum until her death inand the two were never reunited. She was removed from the care of her grandparents and moved in with her father's wealthier family in Worcester, Massachusetts.
However, Bishop was unhappy there, and her separation from her maternal grandparents made her lonely. While she was living in Worcester, she developed chronic asthma, from which she suffered for the rest of her life.
The Bishops paid Maud to house and educate their granddaughter. The Shepherdsons lived in a tenement in an impoverished Revere, Massachusetts neighborhood populated mostly by Irish and Italian immigrants. The family later moved to better circumstances in Cliftondale, Massachusetts.
She was accepted to the Walnut Hill School in Natick, Massachusetts for her sophomore year but was behind on her vaccinations and not allowed to attend. She gave up music because of a terror of performance and switched to English where she took courses including 16th and 17th century literature and the novel.
Bishop was greatly influenced by the poet Marianne Moore to whom she was introduced by a librarian at Vassar in Moore took a keen interest in Bishop's work and, at one point, Moore dissuaded Bishop from attending Cornell Medical Schoolwhere the poet had briefly enrolled herself after moving to New York City following her Vassar graduation.
The friendship between the two women, memorialized by an extensive correspondence see One Artendured until Moore's death in Bishop's "At the Fishhouses" contains allusions on several levels to Moore's poem "A Grave.
After his death, she wrote, "our friendship, [which was] often kept alive through years of separation only by letters, remained constant and affectionate, and I shall always be deeply grateful for it.
Bishop's story In the Village. Travels[ edit ] Bishop had a small independent income from early adulthood, as a result of an inheritance from her deceased father, that did not run out until near the end of her life.
This income allowed her to travel widely, though cheaply, without worrying about employment, and to live in many cities and countries which are described in her poems.
While living there Bishop made the acquaintance of Pauline Pfeiffer Hemingway, who had divorced Ernest Hemingway in She later lived in an apartment at Frances Street. Arriving in SantosBrazil in November of that year, Bishop expected to stay two weeks but stayed 15 years.
However, the relationship deteriorated in its later years, becoming volatile and tempestuous, marked by bouts of depression, tantrums and alcoholism. During her time in Brazil Bishop became increasingly interested in the languages and literatures of Latin America.
Regarding de Andrade, she said, "I didn't know him at all. He's supposed to be very shy. I'm supposed to be very shy. We've met once — on the sidewalk at night. We had just come out of the same restaurant, and he kissed my hand politely when we were introduced.
This book included important poems like "The Man-Moth" which describes a dark and lonely fictional creature inspired by what Bishop noted was "[a] newspaper misprint for 'mammoth'" and "The Fish" in which Bishop describes a caught fish in exacting detail.
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