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Author Wolff, Cynthia Griffin, author
Title Emily Dickinson / by Cynthia Griffin Wolff
Imprint New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1986
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib 2F  811.4 D5604wo 1986    AVAILABLE    30500100458333
 歐美所圖書館地下室  811.4 D5604wo 1986 c.2  AVAILABLE  WITHDRAWN  30500100427551
Edition 1st ed
Descript xii, 641 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 595-605) and indexes
A biography of the New England poet describing her childhood, schooling, family relationships, and presenting an interpretative study of her work
The Oven Bird -- My Father's House -- Samuel and Edward: The Last Jerusalem -- Mother and Father: The Fall into Language -- School: Faith and the Argument from Design -- The 1850s: Apprenticeship and Vocation -- Interlude: Context and Subject -- Pugilist and Poet -- The Voice -- The Poet's Problem with a "Woman's Place" -- The Voice of the Child -- The "Wifes" Voice -- The Proleptic Voice -- The Possibilities for Publication -- The Wrestle for Dominion: God's "Supernatural" Defined -- The Ravishment of Faith -- "Nature" Reviewed -- A New Calendar of Signs -- The Masks of Divinity and the Coordinates of Heaven -- Experiment -- Love and the Love Poetry -- The Language of Love -- Love in the Real World -- At the Conclusion Was the Word -- The Razor's Edge: Some Speciment Poems -- Adieu -- The Cosmos as Mirror -- Can You Make a World Aknew with Words? -- Requiem -- One of the Ones that Midas Touched
Subject Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886
Poets, American -- 19th century -- Biography
Alt Author Anderson, Betty Lou, 1921-2009, book designer
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