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Winds of will : Emily Dickinson and the sovereignty of democratic thought

Author: Paul Crumbley
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2010.
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Asserts that, contrary to popular opinion, Emily Dickinson consistently communicated political views through her poetry. This title employs close readings of Dickinson's poems and letters,  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Crumbley, Paul, 1952-
Winds of will.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2010
(OCoLC)746582158
Named Person: Emily Dickinson; Emily Dickinson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Crumbley
ISBN: 9780817317034 0817317031
OCLC Number: 456729767
Description: xv, 278 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Assertions of sovereignty --
Democratic rhetoric and the gymnastic self --
Dickinson's uses of spiritualism : the "nature" of democratic belief --
A version of fame : Dickinson's correspondence and the politics of gift-based circulation --
Copyright, circulation, and the body.
Responsibility: Paul Crumbley.

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"This is a timely, magnanimous, and illuminating book, one that contributes thoughtfully to understandings of democratic voices in 19th-century America and particularly within its women's culture.... Read more...

 
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