Emily Dickinson, Woman of Letters: Poems and Centos From Lines in Emily Dickinson's Letters

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A collaboration between two poets: a 19th-century woman and a postmodern man. Turco has taken lines from Dickinson's letters and written poems around them. Also includes four essays by feminist critics and other scholars on aspects of Dickinson's letters. Paper edition (unseen), $12.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791414170
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 7/1/1993
  • Pages: 164

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Poems: A Sampler of Hours
Cloth of Dreams 11
The Harper of Stillness 12
Crimson Children 13
The Ear of Silence 14
Epithalamion 15
The Mower 16
A Memoir of Evening 17
Scarlet Expectations 18
Mansions of Mirage 19
A Dainty Sum 20
Marble Rooms 21
An Old Tale 22
Morning Music 23
Twilight Touches Amherst 24
The Gift 25
Home 26
Sampler 27
The Cage 28
Four Small Songs 29
The Deep Stranger 30
Brown Study 31
Nocturne 32
The Amherst Fire 33
A Pearl Jail 34
May, Merely 35
An Amherst Haiku 36
The Miller's Tale 37
The Naked Eye 38
A Morning Picture 39
Passing 40
Theme and Variation 41
A New Year 42
Summer's Chariot 43
Small Victory 44
Housekeeping 45
Among the Stones 46
First Snow 47
Delay 48
Company 49
An Amherst Pastoral 50
Death 51
Asea 52
Just God 53
A Dream of Roses 54
Lamps 55
Fading Things 56
An Orator of Feather 57
The Winter Garden 58
Adventure 59
Winter Bouquet 60
Flowers in Season 62
Late Summer 64
Late Fall 65
Amherst Neighbors 66
Passages 68
Epistle 70
An Amherst Christmas 71
Poetry 72
An Amherst Calendar 74
The Clock 77
Essays by Various Hands
"Knock with / tremor": When Daughters Revise "Dear Father" 85
The Encoding of Homoerotic Desire: Emily Dickinson's Letters and Poems to Susan Dickinson 1850-1886 99
Words Doing: Dickinson's Language as Autonomous Action 129
The Shot Bird's Progress: Emily Dickinson's Master Letters 147
Index of Poetry Titles and First Lines 153
General Index 157
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