`My real hopes and ambitions': Re-reading Elizabeth Bishop's `In Prison.'

Xiaojing, Zhou
March 1997
Texas Studies in Literature & Language;Spring97, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p65
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Presents information on a reaction to Elizabeth Bishop's story `In Prison.' Description of the story; Information on the criticisms for the story; Details on the language used in the story; How `In Prison' relates to other stories written by Bishop; Information on the author's view: Detailed information on the story.


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