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A historical guide to Emily Dickinson

Author: Vivian R Pollak
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Series: Historical guides to American authors.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of America's most celebrated women, Emily Dickinson was virtually unpublished in her own time and unknown to the public at large. Today her poetry is commonly anthologized and widely praised for its precision, its intensity, its depth and beauty. Dickinson's life and work, however, remain in important ways mysterious. This collection of essays, all of them previously unpublished, represent the best of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Historical guide to Emily Dickinson.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
(DLC) 2003002308
(OCoLC)51613894
Named Person: Emily Dickinson; Emily Dickinson
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vivian R Pollak
ISBN: 9780199729142 019972914X 1423763203 9781423763208 1433700360 9781433700361 9780195151343 0195151348 9780195151350 0195151356 9786610532414 6610532419
OCLC Number: 65196499
Description: 1 online resource (303 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction / Vivian R. Pollak --
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 / Christanne Miller.
Series Title: Historical guides to American authors.
Responsibility: edited by Vivian R. Pollak.
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