Franklin

"So has a daisy vanished" : Emily Dickinson and tuberculosis / George Mamunes.

Author/Creator:
Mamunes, George, 1938-
Publication:
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 199 p. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 -- Criticism and interpretation.
American poetry -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Tuberculosis and literature.
Poetry -- Authorship -- Psychological aspects.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Summary:
"Examines the ways in which Dickinson's literary style was affected by her experiences with tuberculosis. An in-depth discussion on 73 of Dickinson's poems provides readers with a fresh perspective on her notoriously shut-in lifestyle, her complicated relationship with the tuberculosis-stricken Benjamin Franklin Newton, and the possible real-life inspirations for her "terror since September.""--Provided by publisher.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-191) and index.
"Dickinson poems used in this work": p. 171-173.
ISBN:
9780786432271 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0786432276 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
166290735
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