Emily Dickinson's Shakespeare


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One of the messages that Emily Dickinson wanted to communicate to the world was her great love of William Shakespeare -- her letters abound with references to him and his works. This book explores the many implications of her admiration for the Bard. Paraic Finnerty clarifies the essential role that Shakespeare had in Dickinson's life by locating her allusions to his writings within a nineteenth-century American context and by treating reading as a practice that is shaped, to a large extent, by culture. In the process, he ...

Emily Dickinson's Shakespeare 2008, University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst

ISBN-13: 9781558496705

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Emily Dickinson's Shakespeare 2006, University of Massachusetts Press

ISBN-13: 9781558495173