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The Life of Emily Dickinson

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PAPERBACK

$43.50 • £34.95 • €39.00

ISBN 9780674530805

Publication Date: 07/15/1998

Short

924 pages

6 x 9 inches

95 halftones, 2 maps, 1 line illustration

Not for sale in UK & British Commonwealth (except Canada)

  • Volume One
    • List of Illustrations
    • Acknowledgments
    • Guides to the Reader
    • Chronology
    • Preface
      • 1. The Problem of the Biographer
    • Forebears and Family
      • 2. The New England Dickinsons and the Puritan Heritage
      • 3. Samuel Fowler Dickinson
      • 4. Edward Dickinson
      • 5. Emily Norcross Dickinson
      • 6. William Austin Dickinson
      • 7. Lavinia Norcross Dickinson
    • “War between the Houses”
      • 8. Early Hostilities
      • 9. Mabel Loomis Todd and Austin
      • 10. Austin’s Marriage
      • 11. Susan and Emily
      • 12. Publication of the Poems: Mabel and Austin
      • 13. Last Phase of the Quarrel and a Late View of Susan
      • 14. The Dickinson Rhetoric and the Structure of a Life
    • Appendixes for Volume One
      • I. Vinnie as Stylist, Mimic, Reader, and Poet
      • II. “War between the Houses”: Documents
    • References for Volume One
  • Volume Two
      • 15. Childhood
      • 16. Schooling
      • 17. Early Friendships I
      • 18. Early Friendships II
      • 19. Brother and Sister
      • 20. Charles Wadsworth
      • 21. Samuel Bowles
      • 22. The Master Letters
      • 23. Thomas Wentworth Higginson
      • 24. Helen Hunt Jackson
      • 25. Dr. and Mrs. Josiah Gilbert Holland
      • 26. The Norcross Cousins
      • 27. Otis Phillips Lord
      • 28. Books and Reading
      • 29. The Poet
    • Appendixes for Volume Two
      • III. Charles Wadsworth as Husband, Father, and Poet
      • IV. Popular Poetry: Selections from the Springfield Republican, 1858–62
      • V. A Note on the Missing Correspondences
    • References for Volume Two
    • Bibliography
    • Index of First Lines
    • Index

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