The Cambridge Companion to Emily Dickinson / Edition 1

The Cambridge Companion to Emily Dickinson / Edition 1

by Wendy Martin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521001188

ISBN-13: 9780521001182

Pub. Date: 10/14/2002

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This Companion consists of 14 essays by leading international scholars. They provide a series of new perspectives on one of the most enigmatic and widely read American writers. These essays, specially tailored to the needs of undergraduates, examine all of Dickinson's writings, letters and criticism, and place her work in a variety of literary, cultural and

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This Companion consists of 14 essays by leading international scholars. They provide a series of new perspectives on one of the most enigmatic and widely read American writers. These essays, specially tailored to the needs of undergraduates, examine all of Dickinson's writings, letters and criticism, and place her work in a variety of literary, cultural and political contexts. The volume will be of interest to scholars and students. It features a detailed chronology and a comprehensive guide to further reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521001182
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/14/2002
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
268
Sales rank:
1,341,420
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

An Emily Dickinson chronology; Introduction Wendy Martin; Part I. Biography and Publication History: 1. The Emily Dickinson wars Betsy Erkkila; 2. Emily Dickinson and the American South Christopher Benfey; 3. Susan and Emily Dickinson: their lives, in letters Martha Nell Smith; Part II. Poetic Strategies and Themes: 4. Emily Dickinson and poetic strategy Wendy Barker; 5. Emily Dickinson's existential dramas Fred White; 6. Performances of gender in Dickinson's poetry Christianne Miller and Suzanne Juhasz; 7. Emily Dickinson and the body Shira Wolosky; 8. Emily Dickinson and the gothic in fascicle 16 Daneen Wardrop; Part III. Cultural Contexts: 9. Emily Dickinson and popular culture David Reynolds; 10. Emily Dickinson and class Domhnall Mitchell; 11. Emily Dickinson and her American women peer poets Paula Bennett.

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