Emily Dickinson"s reading, 1836-1886
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Emily Dickinson"s reading, 1836-1886 by Jack L. Capps

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


  • Dickinson, Emily, -- 1830-1886.

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Jack L. Capps.
LC ClassificationsPS1541.Z5 C3
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 230 p.
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17764705M

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Emily Dickinson is one of America’s greatest and most original poets of all time. She took definition as her province and challenged the existing definitions of poetry and the poet’s work. Like writers such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, and Walt Whitman, she experimented with expression in order to free it from conventional restraints. Jul 24,  · As scholarship on nineteenth-century reading practices, libraries, and book history has grown, a reconsideration of Dickinson as a reading writer and a reader is timely. Volume Three of the Dickinson Electronic Archives 2 will focus on Emily Dickinson’s reading culture. We invite proposals for works that examine topics such as. Emily Dickinson had finally found security in the midst of her fears-poetry! Bloom, Herold. Emily Dickinson. New york, Chelsea House Publishers, Buick, E.M. Emily Dickinson and the Life of the Language. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Capps, Jack L. Emily Dickinsons Reading, Oct 06,  · Jack Capps connects this reference to Stephens’s book, but he sees its only relevance to be the references to trade (7). See Jack Capps, Emily Dickinson’s Reading, (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, ).Author: Daniel Manheim.

This book has been cited by the following publications. 'Emily Dickinson and the Religious Imagination presents a strong analysis of the impact Dickinson’s lateral imagination has on her poetic body of work.' Jack L. Emily Dickinson’s Reading: – London Oxford University Press Cited by: 1. Jun 20,  · Emily Dickinson never became a member of the church although she lived in a typical New England Puritan community all her life. The well-known lines, “Some – keep the Sabbath – going to church – / I – keep it – staying at Home -” (P [B]; J),1 suggest her defiance against the existing church Read moreThe Vision of Heaven in Emily Dickinson’s Poetry. Jack L. Capps Emily Dickinson's Reading, PSZ5 C3 Jay Leyda, The Years and Hours of Emily Dickinson 2 vols. D56Z L v.1 and v.2 Jerome Liebling, Photographs The Dickinsons of Amherst PSZ5 L43 Polly Longsworth The World of Emily Dickinson PSZ5 L64 Aug 31,  · An article in the Atlantic Monthly, to which the Dickinsons subscribed, propounded using See Cristanne Miller, Reading in Time: Emily Dickinson in the Nineteenth Century Henry Wells also identifies ‘What I see not, I better see -’ [FA] with sonnet See Jack L. Capps, Emily Dickinson’s Reading, – (Cambridge, MA.