A Voice Of Her Own: Becoming Emily Dickinson by Barbara Dana

A Voice Of Her Own: Becoming Emily Dickinson

byBarbara Dana

Hardcover | February 24, 2009

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When something is most important to me and I do not want to lose it, I gather it into a poem. It is said that women must employ the needle and not the pen. But I will be a Poet! That's who I am!

Before she was an iconic American poet, Emily Dickinson was a spirited girl eager to find her place in the world. Expected by family and friends to mold to the prescribed role for women in mid-1800s New England, Emily was challenged to define herself on her own terms.

Award-winning author Barbara Dana brilliantly imagines the girlhood of this extraordinary young woman, capturing the cadences of her unique voice and bringing her to radiant life.

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Author, playwright, and actor Barbara Dana spent over a decade researching Emily Dickinson for this book. Her award-winning books for children includeZucchiniandYoung Joan, a novel based on the girlhood of Joan of Arc. She is also the coeditor ofWider Than the Sky: Essays and Meditations on the Healing Power of Emily Dickinsonfor adult...
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Title:A Voice Of Her Own: Becoming Emily DickinsonFormat:HardcoverDimensions:368 pages, 7.12 × 5 × 1.17 inPublished:February 24, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060287047

ISBN - 13:9780060287047

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17

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