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White heat : the friendship of Emily Dickinson and Thomas Wentworth Higginson

Author: Brenda Wineapple
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The first book to portray one of the most remarkable friendships in American letters, that of Emily Dickinson--recluse, poet--and Thomas Wentworth Higginson, minister, literary figure, active abolitionist.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Personal correspondence
Biography
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Poetry
Named Person: Emily Dickinson; Thomas Wentworth Higginson; Emily Dickinson; Emily Dickinson; Thomas Wentworth Higginson; Emily Dickinson; Thomas Wentworth Higginson; Emily Dickinson; Thomas Wentworth Higginson; Emily / 1830-1886 / Correspondence Dickinson; Emily / 1830-1886 / Friends and associates Dickinson; Thomas Wentworth / 1823-1911 Higginson; Emily Dickinson; Thomas Wentworth Higginson
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brenda Wineapple
ISBN: 1400044014 9781400044016
OCLC Number: 212855015
Description: xi, 416 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The letter --
Before --
Thomas Wentworth Higginson : without a little crack somewhere --
Emily Dickinson : if I live, I will go to Amherst --
Emily Dickinson : write! Comrade, write! --
Thomas Wentworth Higginson : Liberty is aggressive --
During --
Nature is a haunted house --
Intensely human --
Agony is frugal --
No other way --
Her deathless syllable --
The realm of you --
Moments of preface --
Things that never can come back --
Monarch of dreams --
Pugilist and poet --
Rendezvous of light --
Beyond the dip of bell --
Poetry of the portfolio --
Me-come! My dazzled face --
Because I could not stop.
Responsibility: Brenda Wineapple.
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The first book to portray one of the most remarkable friendships in American letters, that of Emily Dickinson--recluse, poet--and Thomas Wentworth Higginson, minister, literary figure, active abolitionist.

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