Download E-books The Cambridge Introduction to Emily Dickinson (Cambridge Introductions to Literature) PDF

By Wendy Martin

Emily Dickinson is healthier referred to as an intensely inner most, even reclusive author. but the best way she has been mythologised has intended her paintings is usually misunderstood. This creation delves in the back of the parable to provide a poet who was once deeply engaged with the problems of her day. In a lucid and stylish kind, the e-book locations her lifestyles and paintings within the ancient context of the Civil struggle, the suffrage circulation, and the fast industrialisation of the USA. Wendy Martin explores the ways that Dickinson's own struggles with romantic love, spiritual religion, friendship and neighborhood form her poetry. The complicated ebook background of her works, in addition to their reception, is teased out, and a advisor to extra interpreting is incorporated. Dickinson emerges not just as certainly one of America's most interesting poets, but in addition as a fiercely self sufficient mind and an unique expertise writing poetry some distance prior to her time.

Show description

Read or Download The Cambridge Introduction to Emily Dickinson (Cambridge Introductions to Literature) PDF

Best American Literature books

Against Slavery: An Abolitionist Reader (Penguin Classics)

"An valuable source to scholars, students, and normal readers alike. "—Amazon. comThis colleciton assembles greater than 40 speeches, lectures, and essays serious to the abolitionist campaign, that includes writing through William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass, Lydia Maria baby, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Benjamin Franklin, Jonathan Edwards, and the Representation of American Culture

This interdisciplinary number of comparative essays by means of exotic historians and literary critics seems at elements of the idea of Jonathan Edwards and Benjamin Franklin and considers where of those males in American tradition. most likely the 2 such a lot tested figures of the colonial interval, they've got frequently been the thing of comparative experiences.

New Directions in American Reception Study

Modern reception research has built a variety of techniques and techniques, together with the institutional, textual, historic, authorial, and reader-response, which, to a better or lesser volume, recognize many of the ways that readers have chanced on texts-- literature, tv indicates, video clips, and newspapers--meaningful.

Digital Modernism: Making It New in New Media (Modernist Literature and Culture)

Whereas most important stories of born-digital literature have a good time it as a postmodern paintings shape with roots in modern applied sciences and social interactions, electronic Modernism presents another family tree. Grounding her argument in literary historical past, media stories, and the perform of close-reading, Jessica Pressman pairs modernist works via Ezra Pound, James Joyce, and Bob Brown, with significant electronic works like William Poundstone's undertaking for the Tachistoscope {Bottomless Pit}, Young-hae Chang Heavy Industries's Dakota, and Judd Morrissey's The Jew's Daughter to illustrate how the modernist circulation of the Nineteen Twenties and Nineteen Thirties laid the foundation for the options of digital literature.

Extra resources for The Cambridge Introduction to Emily Dickinson (Cambridge Introductions to Literature)

Show sample text content

Rated 4.49 of 5 – based on 10 votes