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Measures of possibility : Emily Dickinson's manuscripts

Author: Domhnall Mitchell
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Debates about editorial proprieties have been at the center of Emily Dickinson scholarship since the 1981 publication of ?Manuscript Books of Emily Dickinson?. This work sets out to test the  Read more...

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Mitchell, Domhnall, 1962-
Measures of possibility.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607712598
Named Person: Emily Dickinson; Emily Dickinson; Emily Dickinson; Emily Dickinson
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Domhnall Mitchell
ISBN: 1558494561 9781558494565 1558494626 9781558494626
OCLC Number: 60650927
Description: xv, 425 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue : Emily has left the building --
Packaging Emily : Dickinson in books --
Getting nearer, knowing less : Emily Dickinson's correspondence with Susan Gilbert Dickinson --
"Because I could not say it, I fixed it in the verse" : Dickinson and Samuel Bowles --
"The way I read a letter's this" : Dickinson and genre --
"The ear is the last face" : the manuscript as archive of rhythm and rhyme --
"Bells whose jingling cooled my tramp" : Dickinson and meter --
Toward a culture of measurement in manuscript study --
Postscript : "Where the meanings, are."
Responsibility: Domhnall Mitchell.

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