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Emily Dickinson: A User's Guide
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Emily Dickinson: A User's Guide (Hardback)

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Emily Dickinson, A User s Guide presents a comprehensive introduction to the life and works of Emily Dickinson, Offers a richly appreciative biographical and critical introduction to America s most widely admired woman poet * Written by a world-renowned Emily Dickinson scholar and American literary critic * Represents the only book that reads Dickinson through her manuscripts, the print editions of her work, and the major digital Dickinson editions published since 1994 * The User s Guide is a new kind of book for a new era of reading * Is the only book that is an introduction to the poet, her work, and her receptions among readers * Is the only book that presents new biography and textual discoveries that have just come to light in 2011 * Interprets Dickinson through the dynamic interchange between the reader s sense of her life and her work * Draws on prominent critical views from the past century, including sentimental, modernist, new critical, psychological, feminist, queer, and postmodernist readings

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: c 1800 to c 1900Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: poetry & poets Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd Publication Date: 16/10/2020 ISBN-13: 9781405147200  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Martha Nell Smith is Professor of English, Distinguished Scholar-Teacher, and Advance Professor at the University of Maryland. Her numerous print publications include Companion to Emily Dickinson (2008); Open Me Carefully: Emily Dickinson s Intimate Letters to Susan Dickinson (1998); Comic Power in Emily Dickinson (1993); and Rowing in Eden: Rereading Emily Dickinson (1992).

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