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Critical companion to Emily Dickinson a literary reference to her life and work by Sharon Leiter

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Published by Facts on File in New York .
Written in English

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Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Poets, American -- 19th century -- Biography -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementSharon Leiter.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS1541.Z5 L376 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3412036M
ISBN 100816054487
LC Control Number2005028123

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