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Title The value of Emily Dickinson / Mary Loeffelholz.
Author Loeffelholz, Mary, 1958- author.
Publication New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2016.
Copyright date ©2016
Description 164 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Call # 811 L
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "The Value of Emily Dickinson is the first compact introduction to Dickinson to focus primarily on her poems and why they have held and continue to hold such significance for readers. It addresses the question of literary value in light of current controversies dividing scholars, including those surrounding the critical issue of whether her writings are best appreciated as visual works of manuscript art or as rhymed and metered poems intended for the inner ear. Mary Loeffelholz deftly incorporates Dickinson's distinctive biography and her historical, religious, and cultural contexts into close readings, tracing the evolution of Dickinson's style. This volume - which considers not only the complex history of Dickinson's poems in print, but also their future in digital formats - will be an invaluable resource for undergraduate and graduate students seeking to better understand the importance of this seminal American poet"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents Introduction; 1. The life of Dickinson's writing; 2. Some striding -- giant -- love -; 3. Women, now, queens, now!; 4. Her American materials; 5. Faith and doubt; 6. The spirit lasts -- but in what mode.
Subject Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 -- Appreciation.
Autobiography in literature.
Women poets, American -- Biography.
Poets, American -- 19th century -- Biography.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886. (OCoLC)fst00035276
Art appreciation. (OCoLC)fst00815447
Autobiography in literature. (OCoLC)fst00822620
Poets, American. (OCoLC)fst01067794
Women and literature. (OCoLC)fst01177093
Women poets, American. (OCoLC)fst01178325
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
1800 - 1899
Genre Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9781107083912 (hardcover)
1107083915 (hardcover)
9781107445864 (paperback)
1107445868 (paperback)
Standard # 40026200605

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