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The Resource Lives like loaded guns : Emily Dickinson and her family's feuds, Lyndall Gordon

Lives like loaded guns : Emily Dickinson and her family's feuds, Lyndall Gordon

Label
Lives like loaded guns : Emily Dickinson and her family's feuds
Title
Lives like loaded guns
Title remainder
Emily Dickinson and her family's feuds
Statement of responsibility
Lyndall Gordon
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Lyndall Gordon, an award-winning biographer, tells the riveting story of the Dickinsons, and reveals Emily as a very different woman from the pale, lovelorn recluse that exists in the popular imagination
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gordon, Lyndall
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dickinson, Emily
  • Poets, American
  • Amherst (Mass.)
Label
Lives like loaded guns : Emily Dickinson and her family's feuds, Lyndall Gordon
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
A poet next door -- 'A still-- volcano-- life. ' The first family ; A scientific education ; Sister ; 'Wife without the sign' ; 'Snarl in the brain' ; Telling ; Romancing Judge Lord ; Split in the family -- Mabel's reign. Emily's stand ; Lady Macbeth of Amherst ; Mabel in excelsis -- The war between the houses. Lavinia's stand ; The trial ; Defeats of the first generation ; Two daughters ; The battle of the daughters ; Posthumous campaigns -- Outliving the legend
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xvii, 491 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780670021932
Lccn
2009046311
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn463307679
  • (OCoLC)463307679
Label
Lives like loaded guns : Emily Dickinson and her family's feuds, Lyndall Gordon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
A poet next door -- 'A still-- volcano-- life. ' The first family ; A scientific education ; Sister ; 'Wife without the sign' ; 'Snarl in the brain' ; Telling ; Romancing Judge Lord ; Split in the family -- Mabel's reign. Emily's stand ; Lady Macbeth of Amherst ; Mabel in excelsis -- The war between the houses. Lavinia's stand ; The trial ; Defeats of the first generation ; Two daughters ; The battle of the daughters ; Posthumous campaigns -- Outliving the legend
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xvii, 491 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780670021932
Lccn
2009046311
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn463307679
  • (OCoLC)463307679

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