By Fordyce R. Bennett
The poems of Emily Dickinson owe a lot to the King James Bible for tale and scenario, syntax, symbolism and imagery, notion, and masses extra. Bennett makes an attempt to spot the entire verbatim costs from the approved model of the King James Bible which look within the 3 quantity Johnson variation of Dickinson's poetry, in addition to biblical backgrounds, characters, parallels, principles, and echoes. suitable poems are handled sequentially, starting with the 1st poem of Johnson's first quantity. go references to different poems, letters, and prose fragments are supplied, in addition to to plain reference works of the time. the place appropriate, short explanatory fabric is additional. Interpretation, although unavoidable, has been constrained to short parenthetical and terminal reviews in basic terms the place proposal important. for simple learn, the references to textual and biographical backgrounds have heavily the first Dickinson assets. a great buy for faculty and collage libraries and for top colleges the place Dickinson's poetry is taught.
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