A Historical Guide to Emily Dickinson (Historical Guides to by Vivian R. Pollak PDF

By Vivian R. Pollak

ISBN-10: 0195151348

ISBN-13: 9780195151343

ISBN-10: 0195151356

ISBN-13: 9780195151350

certainly one of America's so much celebrated girls, Emily Dickinson was once nearly unpublished in her personal time and unknown to the general public at huge. at the present time her poetry is usually anthologized and largely praised for its precision, its depth, its intensity and wonder. Dickinson's existence and paintings, in spite of the fact that, stay in vital methods mysterious. This selection of essays, them all formerly unpublished, symbolize the easiest of up to date scholarship and issues the way in which towards interesting new instructions for the longer term. the quantity encompasses a biographical essay that covers a number of the significant turning issues within the poet's lifestyles, specifically these emphasised by means of her letters. different essays speak about Dickinson's non secular ideals, her reaction to the Civil struggle, her class-based politics, her position in a convention of yankee women's poetry, and the enhancing of her manuscripts. A ancient advisor to Emily Dickinson concludes with a wealthy bibliographical essay describing the arguable historical past of Dickinson's existence in print, including a considerable bibliography of correct sources.

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