1977 Guggenheim Application

From Elizabeth Bishop and the Literary Archive by Bethany Hicok

  • Image of Elizabeth Bishop's 1977 Guggenheim application.
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  • Literary Criticism
  • Poetry
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  • 1977
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  • In 1977, the instruction to provide “Full Title” for each reference enabled doing away with the once customary notation of gender and marital status by mode of address (Mr., Mrs., Miss.). The instruction also reflected a new expectation that references would be of significant academic or institutional standing. (VC 40.7; Courtesy of Vassar College)