Notebook Collage with Lightning

From Elizabeth Bishop and the Literary Archive by Bethany Hicok

  • Scrapbook pages of newspaper clippings from 1936, including stories about suicide, accidental death, and imprisonment of men and boys, as well as images of man-made lightning at an Electrical Age Exposition, a man and a woman looking over a boy in a bed, a man with two boys behind him, and a map of the northern hemisphere.
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  • Literary Criticism
  • Poetry
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  • 1934–37
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  • Bishop layers a series of newspaper clippings from 1936, including stories about suicide, accidental death, and imprisonment of men and boys, as well as an image of man-made lightning at an Electrical Age Exposition in an entry in the 1934-1937 Cuttyhunk notebook. (VC 72.3; Courtesy of Vassar College)