The Passion of Emily Dickinson

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In a profound new analysis of Dickinson's life and work, Judith Farr explores the desire, suffering, exultation, spiritual rapture, and intense dedication to art that characterize Dickinson's poems, deciphering their many complex and witty references to texts and paintings of the day. In Farr's analysis, the poet emerges not as a cryptic proto-modern or a victim of female repression but as a cultivated mid-Victorian in whom the romanticism of Emerson and the American landscape painters found bold expression.

The Passion of Emily Dickinson 1998, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674656666

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The Passion of Emily Dickinson: , 1992, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674656659

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