Bishop, John Peale

Bishop, John Peale

(1892–1944) poet, writer; born in Charles Town, W.Va. He studied at Princeton (1913–17) and published his first book of poetry, Green Fruit (1917), before serving in the army (1917–19). After working as managing editor for Vanity Fair (1920–22), he traveled in Europe (1922–24), settled in France, and became friends with English and American expatriate writers. He returned to America (1933) and settled in South Chatham, Mass. (1937). He wrote novels, short stories, and literary criticism, but is best known for his lyric poetry as in The Collected Poems of John Peale Bishop (1948).
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Bishop, John Peale. "The Sorrows of Thomas Wolfe." Kenyon Review 1.1 (1939): 7-17.