All Things Dickinson: An Encyclopedia of Emily Dickinsons World

Editor: Martin, Wendy
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Greenwood

Single-User Purchase Price: $189.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $283.50
ISBN: 978-1-4408-0331-4
Category: Language & Literature - American literature
Image Count: 92
Book Status: Available
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This book provides the wider context necessary for a more complete understanding of Dickinson, presenting Dickinson's life and times as well as discussion of her poetry and letters. Prolific author and Dickinson expert Wendy Martin and other contributors address the relationship between Emily Dickinson's life and work and the larger world in which she lived.

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Table of Contents

  • Guide to Related Topics
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Emily Dickinson (1830–1886)
  • Abbreviations and Primary Sources
  • Chronology of Events for Emily Dickinson and Her Era
  • Volume 1: A–H
  • A
  • Abolition
  • Activists
  • American Theater
  • Amherst
  • Amherst, Notable Citizens in
  • Amherst, Notable Events in
  • Amherst Academy
  • Angels
  • Antebellum Period
  • Architecture and House Styles
  • Archives
  • Art
  • Astronomy
  • B
  • Banking and Property
  • Baptism
  • Bats
  • Bedroom Window
  • Bees
  • Biblical Allusions
  • Birds
  • Blindness
  • Books
  • Boston
  • Bowles, Samuel (1826–1878)
  • Bride
  • Bright's Disease
  • Brontë, Charlotte (1816–1855)
  • Brontë, Emily (1818–1848)
  • Brontë Connection, The
  • Browning, Robert (1812–1889) and Elizabeth Barrett (1806–1861)
  • Businesses
  • Butterflies and Caterpillars
  • C
  • Candle Making
  • Carlo (Dickinson's Newfoundland Dog)
  • Cats
  • Child, Lydia Maria (1802–1880)
  • Childbirth and Midwifery
  • Child Rearing
  • Civil War (Historical Context), The
  • Civil War and Dickinson, The
  • Clark, James D. (1828–1883)
  • Clark, William Smith (1826–1886)
  • Climate and Weather
  • Color
  • Congress, U.S.
  • Consciousness
  • Consumer Economy
  • Cosmetics
  • Courtship
  • Cowan, Perez Dickinson (1843–1923)
  • Cultural Norms
  • D
  • Dance
  • Death
  • Deer
  • Democracy
  • Depression
  • Dickens, Charles (1812–1870)
  • Dickinson, Edward (1803–1874) and Emily Norcross (1804–1882)
  • Dickinson, Lavinia Norcross (1833–1899)
  • Dickinson, Samuel Fowler (1775–1838)
  • Dickinson, Sue (1830–1913)
  • Dickinson, Thomas Gilbert (1875–1883)
  • Dickinson, William Austin (1829–1895)
  • Disease and Illness
  • Dogs
  • Dreams
  • Drink
  • E
  • Education for Women
  • Eliot, George (Mary Anne Evans) (1819–1880)
  • Emancipation
  • Embalming
  • Emerson, Ralph Waldo (1803–1882)
  • England
  • Europe
  • Evergreens, The
  • Expressions and Metaphors
  • Extended Family
  • F
  • Farming and Agriculture
  • Fascicles and Manuscript Poetics
  • Fashion, Clothing, and Accessories
  • Fear and Horror
  • Food
  • Foreign and Foreigner
  • Foreign Policy
  • Freedom
  • Friends
  • Funerals and Mourning
  • G
  • Garden
  • Geography
  • Glue
  • Gothic Genre
  • Government
  • H
  • Hair
  • Handwriting and Punctuation
  • Happiness
  • Hats
  • Hayes, Rutherford B. (1822–1893)
  • Heart
  • Heaven
  • Hell
  • Herbarium
  • Higginson, Thomas Wentworth (1823–1911)
  • Holidays (Christian)
  • Holland, Josiah Gilbert (1819–1891) and Elizabeth Luna Chapin (1823–1896)
  • Home Education
  • Homestead, The
  • Humphrey, Jane (1829–1908)
  • Hunting
  • Volume 2: I–W
  • I
  • Immorality
  • Indian Pipe Flower
  • Indian Wars
  • Inheritance
  • Insects and Spiders
  • J
  • Jackson, Andrew (1767–1845)
  • Jewelry
  • L
  • Lamps
  • Laundry
  • Leopard
  • Letter Writing and the Epistolary Form
  • Lincoln, Abraham (1809–1865)
  • Lineage (Dickinson Family)
  • Literacy
  • Literary Themes and Imagery
  • Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (1807–1882)
  • Lord, Judge Otis Phillips (1812–1884)
  • Louisiana Purchase
  • M
  • Madness
  • Manifest Destiny
  • Marriage and Property Rights
  • “Master” Letters, The
  • Medicine and Medical Practice
  • Mexican-American War
  • Mice
  • Military Life
  • Mind and Brain
  • Mitchell, S. Weir (1829–1914)
  • Money
  • Mount Holyoke Female Seminary
  • Music
  • N
  • Native Americans
  • Neighborhood
  • New England
  • News
  • New York City
  • Normal and Abnormal
  • O
  • Owls
  • P
  • Pain and Suffering
  • Paper
  • Photography
  • Places
  • Poetry
  • Poetry, Popular
  • Poetry in Dickinson's Letters
  • Politics
  • Polk, James K. (1795–1849)
  • Postal Service and Mail Delivery
  • Poverty and Labor
  • Property Rights
  • Publication of Dickinson's Works
  • Puritanism
  • R
  • Reception and Critical History
  • Religion
  • Reptiles
  • Reputation
  • Root, Abiah (1830–1915)
  • Royalty
  • S
  • Satire
  • Schermerhorn, Mary (Mrs. Samuel Bowles) (1827–1893)
  • Seasons
  • Seclusion
  • Servants and Housework
  • Shoes
  • Shops
  • Social Class
  • Social Etiquette
  • Soul
  • Spinsterhood
  • Spirituality and Spiritualism
  • Squirrels
  • T
  • Technology
  • Textiles and Sewing
  • Tiger
  • Time
  • Todd, Mabel Loomis (1856–1932)
  • Trailing Arbutus
  • Transcendentalism
  • U
  • Union, The
  • V
  • Victorian America
  • Volcanoes
  • W
  • Wadsworth, Reverend Charles (1814–1882)
  • Water
  • Weapons
  • Whitney, Maria (1830–1910)
  • Woman in White
  • Women's Rights and Gender Debates
  • Women's Roles
  • Women's Suffrage
  • Women Writers
  • Wood, Abby Maria (Mrs. Daniel Bliss) (1830–1915)
  • Worms
  • Appendix of Poems and Their References
  • Recommended Resources
  • About the Editors and Contributors