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Emily Dickinson: A Poet's Grammar

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About the Author

Cristanne Miller is Chair in the Department of English and Edward H. Butler Professor of Literature at University at Buffalo SUNY.

University at Buffalo SUNY

Table of Contents

  • Letters to the World
  • A Grammar
    • Texts of the Poems
    • Compression
    • Disjunction
    • Repetition
    • Syntax
    • Speech
  • Reading the Poems
    • “He fumbles at your Soul”
    • “This was a Poet—It Is That”
    • “My Life had stood — a Loaded Gun”
    • “To pile like Thunder to it’s close”
  • Names and Verbs: Influences on the Poet’s Language
    • The Language of the Bible
    • Seventeenth-Century Stylists
    • The Hymns of Isaac Watts
    • The American Plain Style
    • Emerson’s Theories of Language
    • Noah Webster and Lexicography
    • Nineteenth-Century Women Writers
  • The Consent of Language and the Woman Poet
  • Notes
  • Index of First Lines
  • Index

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donlhigley8, August 20, 2013 (view all comments by donlhigley8)
If you want to understand Emil's enigmatic poems this is the place. Wonderful!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780674250369
Author:
Miller, Chistanne
Author:
Miller, Cristanne
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Dickinson, emily, 1830-1886
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Subject:
Literary Criticism-Poetry
Copyright:
Publication Date:
October 1989
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 11 oz

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