Dickinson, the modern idiom
Read Online

Dickinson, the modern idiom

  • 730 Want to read
  • ·
  • 50 Currently reading

Published by toExcel in San Jose, [Calif.] .
Written in English


  • Dickinson, Emily, -- 1830-1886 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Women and literature -- Massachusetts -- History -- 19th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDavid Porter.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 316 p. ;
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15519385M
ISBN 101583485325

Download Dickinson, the modern idiom


Oftentimes, Dickinson would revise in such a way as to make her verse MORE impenetrable than it already was, leaving the reader with lines like "As silent as drops on a disc of snow." A beautiful line, a haunting image, and yet few readers will be able to explain what she's talking about. This is where The Modern Idiom comes in.5/5. Dickinson, the modern idiom. [David T Porter] -- In this study of the poetry of Emily Dickinson, David Porter returns to Dickinsons actual manuscripts and written words, finding there a poet less formal, more forthright, and more modern than most. Prices in GBP apply to orders placed in Great Britain only. Prices in € represent the retail prices valid in Germany (unless otherwise indicated). Prices are subject to change without notice. Prices do not include postage and handling if applicable. Free shipping for non-business customers when ordering books at De Gruyter Online. David Porter, whose second book of Dickinson criticism is Dickinson: The Modern Idiom (), seems more aggravated than teased. He employs negatives with striking frequency to define the poetry. He employs negatives with striking frequency to define the poetry.

  If the “real” person of Dickinson is translated and refracted through a pop-cultural idiom of hip hop and teen genre fiction, so much of the “real” nineteenth century—of women’s domestic labor, of anti-immigrant electoral politics, of anti-black racism, of . Overview and History. The Houghton Library is known for its holdings of papers of 19th-century American writers, and many would say that the jewel in that crown is the Emily Dickinson Collection.. Houghton's Dickinson Collection is the largest in the world. It preserves more than 1, autograph poems — handwritten by the poet herself — and some letters. Emily Dickinson is considered one of the leading 19th-century American poets, known for her bold original verse, which stands out for its epigrammatic compression, haunting personal voice, and enigmatic brilliance.   Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. Poems by Emily Dickinson Series OneBy Emily DickinsonThis /5(9).

Ceutronēs et Grāiocelī et Caturigēs: Alpine tribes in the territory of modern Savoy and Provence (L-E). The reading varies between Centronēs and Ceutronēs; but in any case these mountaineers are to be distinguished from the Ceutrones of Book , a Belgian tribe living just south of the Menapii. Review of The Manuscript Books of Emily Dickinson, edited by R.W. Franklin, and Dickinson: The Modern Idiom, by David T. Porter. Times Literary Supplement, Ma , pp. ‹ Books up Children & Youth ›.   From now on, decrees Michael Gove, the official literature of England will be English literature. Gove has harped on this chauvinistic string for some time now. As he told his party conference, on assuming office: "The great tradition of our literature – Dryden, Pope, Swift, Byron. The reader approaching the Amores for the first time should be alert to at least three features of the poetry. Most important, though most elusive, is the question of tone, though it is not easy to develop a sense for the essential flavor of the Latin poetic idiom.