A companion to Emily Dickinson

edited by Martha Nell Smith and Mary Loeffelholz

This companion to America's greatest woman poet showcases the diversity and excellence that characterize the thriving field of Dickinson studies. Covers biographical approaches of Dickinson, the historical, political and cultural contexts of her work, and its critical reception over the years Considers issues relating to the different formats in which Dickinson's lyrics have been published manuscript, print, halftone and digital facsimile Provides incisive interventions into current critical discussions, as well as opening up fresh areas of critical inquiry Features new work being done in the critique of nineteenth-century American poetry generally, as well as new work being done in Dickinson studies Designed to be used alongside the Dickinson Electronic Archives, an online resource developed over the past ten years

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  • Notes on Contributors viii Abbreviations of Frequently Cited Sources xv Acknowledgments xvi Introduction 1 Martha Nell Smith and Mary Loeffelholz Part I: Biography -- the Myth of "the Myth" 9 1 Architecture of the Unseen 11 Aife Murray 2 Fracturing a Master Narrative, Reconstructing "Sister Sue" 37 Ingrid Satelmajer 3 Public, Private Spheres: What Reading Emily Dickinson's Mail Taught me about Civil Wars 58 Martha Nell Smith 4 "Pretty much all real life": The Material World of the Dickinson Family 79 Jane Wald Part II: The Civil War -- Historical and Political Contexts 105 5 "Drums off the Phantom Battlements": Dickinson's War Poems in Discursive Context 107 Faith Barrett 6 The Eagle's Eye: Dickinson's View of Battle 133 Renee Bergland 7 "How News Must Feel When Traveling": Dickinson and Civil War Media 157 Eliza Richards Part III: Cultural Contexts -- Literature, Philosophy, Theology, Science 181 8 Really Indigenous Productions: Emily Dickinson, Josiah Holland, and Nineteenth-Century Popular Verse 183 Mary Loeffelholz 9 Thinking Dickinson Thinking Poetry 205 Virginia Jackson 10 Dickinson and the Exception 222 Max Cavitch 11 Dickinson's Uses of Spiritualism: The "Nature" of Democratic Belief 235 Paul Crumbley 12 "Forever -- is Composed of Nows --": Emily Dickinson's Conception of Time 258 Gudrun M. Grabher 13 God's Place in Dickinson's Ecology 269 Nancy Mayer Part IV: Textual Conditions: Manuscripts, Printings, Digital Surrogates 279 14 Auntie Gus Felled It New 281 Tim Morris 15 Reading Dickinson in Her Context: The Fascicles 288 Eleanor Elson Heginbotham 16 The Poetics of Interruption: Dickinson, Death, and the Fascicles 309 Alexandra Socarides 17 Climates of the Creative Process: Dickinson's Epistolary Journal 334 Connie Ann Kirk 18 Hearing the Visual Lines: How Manuscript Study Can Contribute to an Understanding of Dickinson's Prosody 348 Ellen Louise Hart, with Sandra Chung 19 "The Thews of Hymn": Dickinson's Metrical Grammar 368 Michael L. Manson 20 Dickinson's Structured Rhythms 391 Cristanne Miller 21 A Digital Regiving: Editing the Sweetest Messages in the Dickinson Electronic Archives 415 Tanya Clement 22 Editing Dickinson in an Electronic Environment 437 Lara Vetter Part V: Poetry & Media -- Dickinson's Legacies 453 23 "Dare you see a soul at the White Heat?": Thoughts on a "Little Home-keeping Person" 455 Sandra M. Gilbert 24 Re-Playing the Bible: My Emily Dickinson 462 Alicia Ostriker 25 "For Flash and Click and Suddenness--": Emily Dickinson and the Photography-Effect 471 Marta L. Werner 26 "Zero to the Bone": Thelonious Monk, Emily Dickinson, and the Rhythms of Modernism 490 Joshua Weiner Index of First Lines 496 Index of Letters of Emily Dickinson 500 Index 503

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書名 A companion to Emily Dickinson
著作者等 Loeffelholz, Mary
Smith, Martha Nell
シリーズ名 Blackwell companions to literature and culture
出版元 Wiley Blackwell
刊行年月 2014
ページ数 xiv, 523 p.
大きさ 25 cm
ISBN 9781118492161
NCID BB17594931
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言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国