A Companion to Emily Dickinson by Martha Nell Smith

By Martha Nell Smith

This spouse to America?s maximum girl poet showcases the variety and excellence that represent the thriving box of Dickinson studies.

  • Covers biographical ways of Dickinson, the ancient, political and cultural contexts of her paintings, and its serious reception over the years
  • Considers concerns in relation to the several codecs during which Dickinson?s lyrics were released ? manuscript, print, halftone and electronic facsimile
  • Provides incisive interventions into present severe discussions, in addition to commencing up clean parts of severe inquiry
  • Features new paintings being performed within the critique of nineteenth-century American poetry in general, in addition to new paintings being performed in Dickinson studies
  • Designed for use along the Dickinson digital records, a web source built over the last ten years

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In this period Dickinson’s greatest output as an artist was achieved (at least as far as the number of Architecture of the Unseen 21 poems copied out into manuscript books goes) and then all but stopped with Ó Brien’s departure. Dickinson was angry about losing her maid because she “was in the habit of her” and confided that wielding a rolling pin again was “embarrassing” (JL 311). Even with temporary help from Hannah (surname unknown) and others, she appears to have written little for the next three to four years as she managed meals for her family and their guests (JL 320; Murray 724–25).

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