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The life of Emily Dickinson

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  • ISBN: 0674530802
  • ISBN: 9780614510805
  • Physical Description: print
    xxix, 821 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
  • Edition: 1st Harvard University Press pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1994.

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General Note:
Originally published in 2 v.: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1974.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Volume One: The problem of the biographer -- I. Forebears and family -- The New England Dickinsons and the Puritan heritage -- Samuel Fowler Dickinson -- Edward Dickinson -- Emily Norcross Dickinson -- William Austin Dickinson -- Lavinia Norcross Dickinson -- II. "War between the houses" -- Early hostilities -- Mabel Loomis Todd and Austin -- Austin's marriage -- Susan and Emily -- Publication of the poems: Mabel and Austin -- Last phase of the quarrel and a late view of Susan -- Appendixes for volume one: Vinnie as stylist, mimic, reader, and poet -- "War between the houses": documents -- Volume Two: -- Childhood -- Schooling -- Early friendships -- Brother and sister -- Charles Wadsworth -- Samuel Bowles -- The master letters -- Thomas Wentworth Higginson -- Helen Hunt Jackson -- Dr. and Mrs. Josiah Gilbert Holland -- The Norcross cousins -- Otis Phillips Lord -- Books and reading -- The poet -- Appendices for volume two: -- Charles Wadsworth as husband, father, and poet -- Popular poetry: Selections from the Springfield Republican, 1858-62 -- A note on the missing correspondences.
Subject: Dickinson, Emily 1830-1886
Dickinson, Emily 1830-1886
Poets, American 19th century Biography
Genre: Biographies.

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