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The gardens of Emily Dickinson

The gardens of Emily Dickinson

Author: Judith Farr; Louise Carter
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
This volume is a study of American poet Emily Dickinson's (1830-1886) devotion to flowers and gardening. The author casts light on Dickinson's temperament, her aesthetic sensibility, and her vision of the relationship between art and nature, revealing that the successful gardener's intimate understanding of horticulture helped shape the poet's choice of metaphors for every experience: love and hate, wickedness and

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Farr, Judith.
Gardens of Emily Dickinson.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2004
Named Person: Emily Dickinson; Emily Dickinson; Emily Dickinson; Emily Dickinson; Emily Dickinson
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Farr; Louise Carter
ISBN: 0674012933 9780674012936 067401829X 9780674018297
OCLC Number: 53289756
Description: xv, 350 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Contents: Gardening in Eden --
The Woodland garden --
The enclosed garden --
The "garden in the Brain" --
Gardening with Emily Dickinson / Louise Carter.
Responsibility: Judith Farr with Louise Carter.


Illustrated throughout and written with verve, this text will provide pleasure and insight to a wide audience of scholars, admirers of Dickinson's poetry and garden lovers everywhere.  Read more...


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In this first major study of our beloved poet Dickinson's devotion to gardening, Farr shows us that like poetry, gardening was her daily passion, her spiritual sustenance, and her literary Read more...

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