Draft of "The Museum"

From Elizabeth Bishop and the Literary Archive by Bethany Hicok

  • Image of poem draft; page from Key West Notebook 1.
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  • Literary Criticism
  • Poetry
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  • circa 1940s
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  • One can see Bishop trying to jimmy her lines into place, but the insistence on the liveliness of the light—its ability to damage materials over time—is worth noting. (VC 75.3; Courtesy of Vassar College; transcribed by Quinn on p. 72 of EAP)