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By Martha Nell Smith

ISBN-10: 1405122803

ISBN-13: 9781405122801

This significant other to America?s maximum lady poet showcases the variety and excellence that signify the thriving box of Dickinson studies.

  • Covers biographical techniques of Dickinson, the old, political and cultural contexts of her paintings, and its serious reception over the years
  • Considers matters on the subject of the various codecs within which Dickinson?s lyrics were released ? manuscript, print, halftone and electronic facsimile
  • Provides incisive interventions into present serious discussions, in addition to establishing up clean components of severe inquiry
  • Features new paintings being performed within the critique of nineteenth-century American poetry regularly, in addition to new paintings being performed in Dickinson studies
  • Designed for use along the Dickinson digital data, a web source constructed during the last ten years

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New York: Routledge, 1992. Ryan, George. 3 (1978): 54–78.

Another family racked by poverty was that of English immigrant Richard Matthews, who replaced Holden in the stable by June 1854, possibly the first of a succession of white stablemen. Perhaps Dickinson “immortalizes” Matthews in this summer scene: ’Twas just this time, last year, I died. I know I heard the Corn, When I was carried by the Farms – It had the Tassels on – I thought how yellow it would look – When Richard went to mill – And then, I wanted to get out, But something held my will. (Excerpt FP 344, about summer 1862)4 Matthews may have stayed on staff for a decade or more with his wife Ann in a small house behind the Dickinson’s where they watched nine of their sixteen children die young.

1850. Rpt. New York: Dover, 1969. Dudden, Faye. Serving Women: Household Service in Nineteenth Century America. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan UP, 1983. Erkkila, Betsy. 1 (Spring 1992): 1–27. Evans, E. and Moran, S. Conversation, Sunderland, MA, 24 July 1994. Friedlander, Benjamin. 1 (Spring 1998): 1–26. Fuss, Diana. 3 (Fall 1998): 1–34. Habegger, Alfred. My Wars Are Laid Away in Books: The Life of Emily Dickinson. New York: Random House, 2001. 36 Aife Murray Hitchcock, Peter. “They must be represented?

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