The Cambridge Companion to Emily Dickinson by Wendy MartinThe Cambridge Companion to Emily Dickinson by Wendy Martin

The Cambridge Companion to Emily Dickinson

EditorWendy Martin

Paperback | October 14, 2002

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This Companion consists of 14 essays by leading international scholars. They provide a series of new perspectives on one of the most enigmatic and widely read American writers. These essays, specially tailored to the needs of undergraduates, examine all of Dickinson's writings, letters and criticism, and place her work in a variety of literary, cultural and political contexts. The volume will be of interest to scholars and students. It features a detailed chronology and a comprehensive guide to further reading.
Title:The Cambridge Companion to Emily DickinsonFormat:PaperbackDimensions:268 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.59 inPublished:October 14, 2002Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521001188

ISBN - 13:9780521001182


Table of Contents

An Emily Dickinson chronology; Introduction Wendy Martin; Part I. Biography and Publication History: 1. The Emily Dickinson wars Betsy Erkkila; 2. Emily Dickinson and the American South Christopher Benfey; 3. Susan and Emily Dickinson: their lives, in letters Martha Nell Smith; Part II. Poetic Strategies and Themes: 4. Emily Dickinson and poetic strategy Wendy Barker; 5. Emily Dickinson's existential dramas Fred White; 6. Performances of gender in Dickinson's poetry Christianne Miller and Suzanne Juhasz; 7. Emily Dickinson and the body Shira Wolosky; 8. Emily Dickinson and the gothic in fascicle 16 Daneen Wardrop; Part III. Cultural Contexts: 9. Emily Dickinson and popular culture David Reynolds; 10. Emily Dickinson and class Domhnall Mitchell; 11. Emily Dickinson and her American women peer poets Paula Bennett.

Editorial Reviews

"Martin has gathered the collective expertise of some of the world's foremost Dickinson scholars in this well-rounded volume. Highly recommended." Choice