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Emily Dickinson : a literary life

Author: Linda Wagner-Martin
Publisher: [Basingstoke] : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Series: Literary lives (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This literary biography study offers a comprehensive account of Emily Dickinson's life, as a poet as well as a daughter of a prominent Amherst, Massachusetts, family. For many years accompanied by her large dog, she well knew the worlds of nature and natural beauties. For many more years, she chronicled her life - especially her life of the imagination - in hundreds of letters, as well as the nearly 1,800 poems that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Wagner-Martin, Linda.
Emily Dickinson.
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013
(DLC) 2013404998
(OCoLC)865161204
Named Person: Emily Dickinson; Emily Dickinson; Emily Dickinson; Emily Dickinson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Wagner-Martin
ISBN: 9781137033062 1137033061 1349441368 9781349441365
OCLC Number: 863989690
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: 1. Reaching 1850 --
2. Dickinson's Search, to Find the Poem of Her Being --
3. Losses into Art --
4. Dickinson's Expanding Readership --
5. Dickinson and War --
6. Colonel Higginson as Mentor --
7. Life Without Home, For the Last Time --
8. Dickinson's Fascicles, Beginning and Endings --
9. The Painful Interim --
10. To Define "Belief" --
11. 1865, The Late Miracle --
12. Maintaining Urgency --
13. Colonel Higginson, Appearing --
14. 1870-1873 --
15. The Beginning of the Calendar of Deaths --
16. Surviving Death --
17. 'Mother's Hopeless Illness' --
18. Courtships --
19. 'The Poets light but Lamps' --
20. The Loving Dickinson.
Series Title: Literary lives (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Responsibility: Linda Wagner-Martin.

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With special attention to Emily Dickinson's growth into a poet, this literary biographical study charts Dickinson's hard-won brilliance as she worked, largely alone, to become the unique American  Read more...

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