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The Resource A loaded gun : Emily Dickinson for the 21st century, Jerome Charyn

A loaded gun : Emily Dickinson for the 21st century, Jerome Charyn

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A loaded gun : Emily Dickinson for the 21st century
Title
A loaded gun
Title remainder
Emily Dickinson for the 21st century
Statement of responsibility
Jerome Charyn
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"We think we know Emily Dickinson: the Belle of Amherst, virginal, reclusive, and possibly mad. But in A Loaded Gun, Jerome Charyn introduces us to a different Emily Dickinson: the fierce, brilliant, and sexually charged. Through interviews with contemporary scholars, close readings of Dickinson's correspondence and handwritten manuscripts, and a suggestive, newly discovered photograph that is purported to show Dickinson with her lover, Charyn's literary sleuthing reveals the great poet in ways that have only been hinted at previously: as a woman who was deeply philosophical, intensely engaged with the world, attracted to members of both sexes, and able to write poetry that disturbs and delights us today." -- Publisher's description
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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10480742
Cataloging source
TOH
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Charyn, Jerome
Dewey number
809
Illustrations
portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Dickinson, Emily
  • Poets
  • Women poets
  • Writing
Target audience
adult
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Emily Dickinson for the 21st century
Label
A loaded gun : Emily Dickinson for the 21st century, Jerome Charyn
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Zero at the Bone -- The Two Emily's--and the Earl -- Daemon Dog -- Judith Shakespeare and Margaret Maher -- Ballerinas in a Box -- Phantom Lady -- Within a Magic Prison -- Nothing -- Cleopatra's Company -- The Witch's Hour
Control code
1552779
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9781934137987
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
portaits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781934137987
  • (OCoLC)936359160
Label
A loaded gun : Emily Dickinson for the 21st century, Jerome Charyn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Zero at the Bone -- The Two Emily's--and the Earl -- Daemon Dog -- Judith Shakespeare and Margaret Maher -- Ballerinas in a Box -- Phantom Lady -- Within a Magic Prison -- Nothing -- Cleopatra's Company -- The Witch's Hour
Control code
1552779
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9781934137987
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
portaits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781934137987
  • (OCoLC)936359160

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