Dickinson and the Romantic Imagination

Dickinson and the Romantic Imagination

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Evaluating Emily Dickinson's poetry within the context of Romanticism, Joanne Diehl demonstrates how the poet both manifests and boldly subverts this literary tradition. One of the most important reasons for the poet's divergence from it, Professor Diehl argues, is a powerful sense of herself as a woman, which also creates a feeling of estrangement from the company of major male Romantic precursors. Originally published in 1982. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.
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  • Paperback | 218 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11.68mm | 312g
  • New Jersey, United States
  • English
  • 0691614679
  • 9780691614670
  • 1,301,617

Table of contents

*FrontMatter, pg. i*Acknowledgment, pg. vii*Contents, pg. ix*Introduction, pg. 1*I. "Come Slowly-Eden": The Woman Poet and Her Muse, pg. 13*II. Wordsworthian Nature and the Life Within, pg. 34*III. Keats, Dickinson, and the Poet's Romance, pg. 68*IV. Word and World in Shelley and Dickinson, pg. 122*V. Emerson, Dickinson, and the Abyss, pg. 161*VI. Afterword: On the Origins of Difference, pg. 183*Selected Bibliography, pg. 187*Index, pg. 197*List of Dickinson Poems, pg. 203
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