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Emily Dickinson

An Interpretive Biography

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674863910

Publication Date: 01/01/1955

276 pages

8 halftones

Belknap Press


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  • Foreword
  • Part One: Growth Stirs Alone
    • I. The Valley: Difficult Ideals
    • II. The Family: Daily Faces
    • III. Friends: Ecstatic Instants
  • Part Two: The Dweller in Possibility
    • IV. The Poet and the Muse: Poetry as Art
    • V. My Safest Friend: Renunciation
    • VI. The Business of Circumference: Meaning in Poetry
    • VII. Helen of Colorado: Achievement
  • Part Three: Flood Subjects
    • VIII. Nature: The Haunted House
    • IX. Death: The White Exploit
    • X. The Colossal Substance of Immortality
  • Chronology
  • Bibliographical Note
  • Index of Poems
  • General Index

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