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One Art

One Art


by Elizabeth Bishop

One Art Resources


Food for Thought

A thoughtful video response to the poem.

The Art of Losing

A short film based on the poem.

Voices and Visions

Another video interpretation of "One Art."

An interesting take…

A musical setting of "One Art."


Bishop speaks!
Here, you can listen to Elizabeth Bishop read sections from some of her other poems. The recording is from an audiobook compilation of her readings, The Voice of the Poet.


Young Elizabeth

Bishop fresh out of Vassar College.

Older Elizabeth

The poet in her later years.

Historical Documents

New York Times on Elizabeth Bishop

A 2006 article about Bishop’s impact on life, poetry, etc, motivated by the publication of Edgar Allan Poe and the Jukebox, a collection of unpublished materials.

Bishop Reviewed

A 1983 review of The Complete Poems, again courtesy of the New York Times.


Geography III

The 1976 collection in which "One Art" appeared.

The Complete Poems

Everything you need to read by Elizabeth Bishop.

One Art: Letters

Bishop’s collected letters.

Movies & TV

Voices and Visions: Elizabeth Bishop
A 1999 documentary (one in a series of writer docs).


Bishop at the Academy of American Poets

Bio, some poems, and interesting background on Elizabeth Bishop

Various Bishop Resources

Bishop at the Modern American Poetry site.

The Old Alma Mater…

An Elizabeth Bishop site powered by her college, Vassar.

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