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Objectivity of Maps and Language of Description in the Poetry of Elizabeth Bishop

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Luengo Pérez, Paula (2019) Objectivity of Maps and Language of Description in the Poetry of Elizabeth Bishop. [Trabajo Fin de Grado]

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This paper will try to cover the ways in which Elizabeth Bishop’s writings would be connected to cartography, the art of map-making and physical spaces. It will also attempt to explain the influence of perspective in both poetry and geography and the relationship between writing and space, paying special attention to the way Bishop’s language and detailed descriptions of physical reality are able to express the defamiliarization of one’s surroundings and create a false sense of objectivity. For the exploration of all of these concepts I will be concentrating on different selected poems included in her published anthologies, choosing to focus on her poems "The Map", "12 O’clock News", "Poem" and "Sandpiper".


Item Type:Trabajo Fin de Grado
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Gualberto Valverde, Rebeca
Uncontrolled Keywords:Elizabeth Bishop; Cartography; Poetry; Maps; Language; Perspective.
Subjects:Humanities > Philology > Authors
Humanities > Philology > Poetry
Humanities > Philology > English philology
Título de Grado:Grado en Estudios Ingleses
ID Code:60898
Deposited On:12 Jun 2020 17:21
Last Modified:12 Jun 2020 17:21

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