Emily Dickinson: A Collection of Critical Essays / Edition 1

Emily Dickinson: A Collection of Critical Essays / Edition 1

by Judith Farr, Emily Dickinson
     
 

A truly useful collection of literary criticism on a widely studied author, this collection of essays, selected and introduced by a distinguished scholar, makes the most informative and provocative critical work easily available to the general public. KEY TOPICS: Offers volumes of the same excellence for the contemporary moment. Captures and

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A truly useful collection of literary criticism on a widely studied author, this collection of essays, selected and introduced by a distinguished scholar, makes the most informative and provocative critical work easily available to the general public. KEY TOPICS: Offers volumes of the same excellence for the contemporary moment. Captures and makes accessible the most stimulating critical writing of our time on a crucial literary figure of the past. Also included is an introduction to the author's life and work, a chronology of important dates, and a selected bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130335241
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
08/02/1995
Series:
New Century Views Series
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Introductory Essay, Judith Farr.
The Wayward Nun beneath the Hill: Emily Dickinson and the Mysteries of Womanhood, Sandra M. Gilbert.
Emily Dickinson's Books and Reading, Richard B. Sewall.
“Sumptuous Destitution” , Richard Wilbur.
Thirst and Starvation in Emily Dickinson's Poetry, Vivian R. Pollak.
Emily Dickinson and the Economics of Desire, Joan Burbick.
Emily Dickinson and the Calvinist Tradition, Jane Donahue Eberwein.
“Tender Pioneer” : Emily Dickinson's Poems on The Life of Christ, Dorothy Huff Oberhaus.
“Impertinent Constructions of Body and Self: Dickinson's Use of the Romantic Grotesque” , Cynthia Griffin Wolff.
“The Landscape of the Sprit” , Suzanne Juhasz.
Strangely Abstracted Images, David Porter.
The Riddles of Emily Dickinson, Anthony Hecht.
The Art of Peace, Barton Levi St. Armand.
Dickinson's Experimental Grammar: Nouns and Verbs, Cristanne Miller.
Emily Dickinson's Volcanic Punctuation, Kamilla Denman.
A Musical Aesthetic, Judy Jo Small.
The Poet as Cartoonist: Pictures Sewed to Words, Martha Nell Smith.
Amplified Contexts: Emily Dickinson and the Fascicles, Sharon Cameron.
Emily Dickinson's Visible Language, Jerome McGann.
Chronology of Important Dates.
Bibliography.
Notes on Contributors.

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