Elizabeth Hardwick

The Disabused
November 26, 2000

The storm in the human heart, if such a phrase is acceptable, is what the magical stories by Chekhov seem to know with an almost ghostly intimacy. Thi

The Perfectionist
March 19, 1984

Over the years Elizabeth Bishop, the poet, wrote a number of short stories, several portraits (one of Marianne Moore and another of a primitive painte