- Introduction "The prism never held the hues" -- Dickinson's fascicles / Sharon Cameron -- The word made flesh: Dickinson's variants and the life of language / Melanie Hubbard -- Magical transformations: "Necromancy sweet," texts, and identity in fascicle 8 / Eleanor Elson Heginbotham -- The precincts of play: fascicle 22 / Domnhall Mitchell -- "Looking at death, is dying": fascicle 16 in a Civil War context / Paula Bernat Bennett -- Civil War(s) and Dickinson manuscript book reconstructions, deconstructed / Martha Nell Smith -- Managing multiple contexts: Dickinson, genre, and the circulation of fascicle 1 / Alexandra Socarides -- Manuscript study, fascicle study: appreciating Dickinson's prosody / Ellen Louise Hart -- "This-was my finallist / occasion-": fascicle 40 and Dickinson's aesthetic of intrinsic renown / Paul Crumbley -- Coda from My Emily Dickinson / Susan Howe.
- "In this volume, a number of senior and emerging Dickinson scholars raise their disparate voices with a particular set of theoretical premises, each selecting specific fascicles for close inspection. The result is the first practical, balanced, common ground for studying Dickinson's poetry in her own context"--
- 9780814212592 (hardback), 081421259X (cloth), 0814293638, and 9780814293638
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 252-264) and indexes.
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