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Author Borus, Audrey.

Title A student's guide to Emily Dickinson / Audrey Borus.

Publication Info. Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Main Library - Young Adult Materials in Adult Department  YA811.4 B648    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 152 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Understanding literature
Understanding literature.
Contents I'm nobody who are you? -- December day 1830 -- Amherst and America, 1830 -- Life at the Dickinson's -- Educating Emily -- House work -- People in Emily's life -- My safest friends: People Dickinson knew -- Changing Amherst -- This is my letter to the world -- How to read a poem -- Dickinson's literary devices and conventions -- Punctuation -- Capitalization -- Meter and rhyme -- Visual aspects of Dickinson's poetry -- Language/diction -- Character types -- Common themes in Emily Dickinson's poetry -- Approaching Emily Dickinson -- Interpretation -- I heard a fly buzz: Poems about time and eternity -- Death as a theme -- Time and eternity -- Tell all the truth: Poems about life and love -- Certain slant of light: poems about nature -- War -- There is no frigate like a book -- Dickinson's legacy -- Chapter notes -- Chronology -- Bibliography -- Further reading -- Selected web sites -- Glossary -- Index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 148) and index.
Summary Examines the career of poet, Emily Dickinson, one of the most important poets in American literature.
Subject Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 -- Criticism and interpretation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
ISBN 0766022854
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