Austin & Mabel

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New York Review of Books
One of the most explosive books ever published about social and sexual mores in nineteenth-century America.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781558492158
  • Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
  • Publication date: 11/3/1999
  • Edition description: REPRINT
  • Pages: 464
  • Sales rank: 801,166
  • Product dimensions: 6.03 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 1.24 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface xi
I Introduction 3
1 Mabel and David Todd 9
2 Susan and Austin Dickinson 67
II The Letters
1 The Mutual Discovery: September 1882-December 1883 127
2 Amuasbteiln: 1884 179
3 A New Epoch: 1885-1886 201
4 Menage a Trois: 1887-1889 258
5 The Publication of Emily Dickinson's Poems: 1890-1893 334
6 The End of Austin's Life: 1894-1895 379
III Epilogue
The Law Suit and the Trial: 1896-1898 399
Bibliography 429
Acknowledgments 433
Index 435
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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 8, 2004


    I found Mable to be an interesting person. I had to remind myself this was non-fiction.

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