Geography III

Geography III Review

Geography III, Bishop's final book of poems, first appeared in 1976. It contains such masterpieces as "In the Waiting Room," "The Moose," and "One Art."...

Title:Geography III
Edition Language:English

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  • Douglas

    Georgraphy III won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry in 1976. Several poems in this collection have been widely anthologized, and rightly so. In her most famous poem, “In the Waiting...

  • Matthieu

    Worcester dentists: wait for your aunt Consuelo, sit and wait for her, there is snow outside, it was winter, it got dark early, the waiting room was full of grown-up people, there is snow covering you...

  • mwpm

    This may be a short collection, containing only ten poems, but what a marvelous imagination! The ten poems are "In the Waiting Room", "Crusoe in England", "Night City", "The Moose", "12 O'Clock News",...

  • Pete

    the moose/bus ride onethe crusoe in england onethe one art onehuman geography perfected through sidelong glances. i dunno just one of those books that walked up and did the "got your nose" thing at ex...

  • Sarah

    4.5 stars rounded up because I loved how incredibly vivid her descriptions were. The Moose was definitely the best :)...

  • Wayne

    SECOND REVIEW and REREAD - 2014Have just added two new shelves to this poetry gem - Memoirs-biography and Movie-Seen-As-Well. "Reaching For The Moon", the film of Elizabeth Bishop's meeting with the a...

  • David

    Who knows why, but I decided to do one of those Goodreads challenges, and picked 37 (20 + 17) for my total. So now Goodreads is worried that I am falling behind schedule, and I thought 'Hey, it's poet...

  • Haines Eason

    Bishop here masters the beguiling nature of time near and time far, and she does so on the wings of epiphanies past and in medias res. A humorous and yet deeply sad book where we somehow can feel our ...

  • Pamela

    This is the touchstone. ...

  • Carl Denton

    it's just perfect and so is she that's all...