Download e-book for iPad: A Historical Guide to Emily Dickinson (Historical Guides to by Vivian R. Pollak

By Vivian R. Pollak

ISBN-10: 0195151348

ISBN-13: 9780195151343

ISBN-10: 0195151356

ISBN-13: 9780195151350

one among America's so much celebrated girls, Emily Dickinson used to be almost unpublished in her personal time and unknown to the general public at huge. this day her poetry is often anthologized and generally praised for its precision, its depth, its intensity and sweetness. Dickinson's existence and paintings, even if, stay in very important methods mysterious. This number of essays, them all formerly unpublished, characterize the simplest of up to date scholarship and issues the way in which towards fascinating new instructions for the long run. the quantity incorporates a biographical essay that covers a few of the significant turning issues within the poet's lifestyles, particularly these emphasised by means of her letters. different essays talk about Dickinson's spiritual ideals, her reaction to the Civil conflict, her class-based politics, her position in a practice of yankee women's poetry, and the enhancing of her manuscripts. A historic consultant to Emily Dickinson concludes with a wealthy bibliographical essay describing the debatable background of Dickinson's existence in print, including a considerable bibliography of proper sources.

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