My Emily Dickinson

My Emily Dickinson

Book - 1985
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Random House, Inc.
My Emily Dickinson does more than just explore Dickinson's life and poetics, although it does that expertly. It falls in line with a tradition of books of poets writing about poets who have intensely figured into their conception of poetry. This is more personal than a biography in that it is a writer's concern with Dickinson's place in history and what she was trying to do with her poetry. Howe does a wonderful job of trying to get into the poems through playing with language. It's a place to meet Dickinson as a lover of games and words.

Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : North Atlantic Books, c1985
ISBN: 9780938190530
0938190539
9780938190523
0938190520
Characteristics: 144 p. ; 24 cm

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