Susan Eilenberg: Emily Dickinson
30 June 2011
Show More Lives like Loaded Guns: Emily Dickinson and Her Family’s Feuds by Lyndall Gordon.
Virago, 491 pp., £9.99, April 2011, 978 1 84408 453 1Show More
Dickinson: Selected Poems and Commentaries by Helen Vendler.
Harvard, 535 pp., £25.95, September 2010, 978 0 674 04867 6Show More
“... and, to a lesser extent, her sister, Lavinia; her love of the Book of Revelation, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, the Brontës, George Eliot and a sentimental writer who went by the name of Ik Marvel; her passionate friendship with Susan Gilbert Dickinson, whom Austin married after a difficult courtship and who thereafter lived next door to Dickinson in The ...”