Emily Dickinson / Edition 1

Emily Dickinson / Edition 1

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by Chistanne Miller

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Harvard University Press
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6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

  • Letters to the World
  • A Grammar

    • Texts of the Poems
    • Compression
    • Disjunction
    • Repetition
    • Syntax
    • Speech

  • Reading the Poems

    • “He fumbles at your Soul”
    • “This was a Poet—It Is That”
    • “My Life had stood — a Loaded Gun”
    • “To pile like Thunder to it’s close”

  • Names and Verbs: Influences on the Poet’s Language

    • The Language of the Bible
    • Seventeenth-Century Stylists
    • The Hymns of Isaac Watts
    • The American Plain Style
    • Emerson’s Theories of Language
    • Noah Webster and Lexicography
    • Nineteenth-Century Women Writers

  • The Consent of Language and the Woman Poet
  • Notes
  • Index of First Lines
  • Index

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