Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson

by Harold Bloom (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791096130
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/28/2008
Series: Modern Critical Views Series
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 14 Years

About the Author

One of our most popular, respected, and controversial literary critics, Yale University professor Harold Bloom's books -- about, variously, Shakespeare, the Bible, and the classic literature -- are as erudite as they are accessible.


New York, New York and New Haven, Connecticut

Date of Birth:

July 11, 1930

Place of Birth:

New York, New York


B.A., Cornell University, 1951; Ph.D., Yale University, 1955

Table of Contents

Editor's Note     vii
Introduction   Harold Bloom     1
Sumptuous Destitution   Richard Wilbur     9
Presence and Place in Emily Dickinson's Poetry   Douglas Anderson     21
The Development of Dickinson's Style   Timothy Morris     39
Dickinson's Discontinuous Lyric Self   Margaret Dickie     55
Revising the Script: Emily Dickinson's Manuscripts   Domhnall Mitchell     69
Emily Dickinson as an Editorial Problem   G. Thomas Tanselle     99
Emily Dickinson and Popular Culture   David S. Reynolds     111
Musical Qualities of Dickinson's Poetry: Nineteenth-Century Views   Carolyn Lindley Cooley     135
Dickinson's Epistolary "Naturalness"   Logan Esdale     147
Public and Private in Dickinson's War Poetry   Shira Wolosky     169
Emily Dickinson's Unutterable Word   Deirdre Fagan     191
Meeting Her Maker: Emily Dickinson's God   Jay Ladin     197
"Earth's Most Graphic Transaction": The Syllables of Emily Dickinson   John Felstiner     205
Chronology     217
Contributors     219
Bibliography     221
Acknowledgements     223
Index     225

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