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My wars are laid away in books : the life of Emily Dickinson / Alfred Habegger.

Habegger, Alfred. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library PS 1541 .Z5 H32 2001 30531395 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 0679449868
  • Physical Description: xvii, 764 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, c2001.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [660]-739) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part one, 1636-1830: Amherst and the fathers -- Emily Norcross of Monson -- 1826-1828: winning Emily Norcross -- 1828-1830: shifting foundations -- Part two, 1830-1840: 1830-1835: a warm and anxious nest -- 1836-1840: the fire-stealer's girlhood -- Part three, 1840-1847: First years on West Street -- Amherst Academy -- Death and friendship -- Part four, 1847-1852: 1847-1848: Mount Holyoke Female Seminary -- 1848-1850: first drunkenness -- 1850-1852: somebody's rev-e-ries -- Part five, 1852-1858: 1852-1854: a sheltered life -- 1853-1855: news of the ancient school of true poets -- 1855-1858: troubles and riddles -- Part six, 1858-1865: 1858-1860: nothing's small -- 1860-1862: carrying and singing the heart's heavy freight -- 1862-1865: the fighting years -- Part seven, 1866-1886: 1866-1870: repose -- 1870-1878: wisdom that won't go stale -- 1878-1884: late adventures in friendship and love -- 1880-1886: exquisite containment -- Family charts -- Appendices: A second photography of Emily Dickinson? -- Standing buildings associated with Emily Dickinson -- Deaths from consumption (tuberculosis) -- Emily Dickinson's legal signatures -- Summary of corrected dates of letters.
Subject: Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886.
Poets, American > 19th century > Biography.
Women and literature > United States > History > 19th century.

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