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A historical guide to Emily Dickinson

Author: Vivian R Pollak
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, ©2004.
Series: Historical guides to American authors.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This series is an interdisciplinary, historically sensitive series that combines close attention to the United States' most widely read and studied authors with a strong sense of time, place, and history. Placing each writer in the context of the vibrant relationship between literature and society, volumes in this series contain historical essays written on subjects of contemporary social, political, and cultural  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Emily Dickinson; Emily Dickinson; Emily Dickinson; Emily Dickinson
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vivian R Pollak
ISBN: 0195151348 9780195151343 0195151356 9780195151350
OCLC Number: 51613894
Description: 303 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Emily Dickinson, 1830-1886 : a brief biography / Vivian R. Pollak, Marianne Noble --
Dickinson in her time --
"Is immorality true?" : salvaging faith in an age of upheavals / Jane Donahue Eberwein --
Public and private in Dickinson's war poetry / Shira Wolosky --
Dickinson and the art of politics / Betsy Erkkila --
Dickinson in context : nineteenth-century American women poets / Cheryl Walker --
The sound of shifting paradigms, or, hearing Dickinson in the twenty-first century / Cristanne Miller.
Series Title: Historical guides to American authors.
Responsibility: edited by Vivian R. Pollak.
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