Emily Dickinson Handbook / Edition 1

Emily Dickinson Handbook / Edition 1

by Gudrun Grabher
     
 

ISBN-10: 155849488X

ISBN-13: 9781558494886

Pub. Date: 03/29/2005

Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press

Here for the first time, students of Emily Dickinson can find a single source of accurate, up-to-date information on the poet's life and works, her letters and manuscripts, the cultural climate of her times, her reception and influence, and the current state of Dickinson scholarship. Written by a distinguished group of contributors from the United States and abroad,…  See more details below

Overview

Here for the first time, students of Emily Dickinson can find a single source of accurate, up-to-date information on the poet's life and works, her letters and manuscripts, the cultural climate of her times, her reception and influence, and the current state of Dickinson scholarship. Written by a distinguished group of contributors from the United States and abroad, the twenty-two essays in this volume reflect the many facets of the poet's oeuvre, as well as the principal trends in Dickinson studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558494886
Publisher:
University of Massachusetts Press
Publication date:
03/29/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
488
Sales rank:
1,104,635
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.26(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : the continuing presence of Emily Dickinson3
Biography : biographical studies of Dickinson11
Historical context
Dickinson's local, global, and cosmic perspectives27
Dickinson's literary background44
Dickinson and the visual arts61
Dickinson's dialogic voice93
The manuscripts
Dickinson's manuscripts113
Dickinson's fascicles138
The letters
Dickinson's letters163
Dickinson's poetics
Searching for Dickinson's themes183
Prisming Dickinson, or gathering paradise by letting go197
Dickinson's lyrical self224
Dickinson's experiments in language240
A cognitive approach to Dickinson's metaphors258
The metapoetic element in Dickinson273
Reception and influence
Dickinson's critical reception299
American women poets reading Dickinson : the example of Helen Hunt Jackson323
Feminist conceptions of Dickinson342
Dickinson and literary theory356
Dickinson adaptations in the arts and the theater385
Dickinson's poetry in translation : the example of Paul Celan408
New directions in Dickinson scholarship
Materiality and the poet427

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