All Things Dickinson: An Encyclopedia of Emily Dickinson's World (All Things)

All Things Dickinson: An Encyclopedia of Emily Dickinson's World (All Things)

By: Wendy Martin (editor)Hardback

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An exciting new reference work that illuminates the beliefs, customs, events, material culture, and institutions that made up Emily Dickinson's world, giving users a glance at both Dickinson's life and times and the social history of America in the 19th century. * Provides more than 200 alphabetically arranged entries, covering such subjects as architecture; dress; education and intellectual life; newspapers; marriage; family (including Dickinson's own); food and drink; friends; plants and animals; religious practices; philosophies; war; some of the symbols and themes found in Dickinson's poetry; and other aspects of Dickinson's era * Presents a chronology from 1801 to 1945 listing milestones in Emily Dickinson's life, her publications, as well as significant events of the 19th century * Offers listings of recommended books, online resources, and videos * Supplies illustrations and photos that add to the understanding of Dickinson's experiences and the world around her

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About Author

Wendy Martin is professor of American literature and American studies and the director of the Tufts Poetry Awards Program at Claremont Graduate University (CGU).

Product Details

  • publication date: 27/01/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781440803314
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1016
  • ID: 9781440803314
  • weight: 2155
  • ISBN10: 1440803315

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