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Author Finnerty, Páraic, 1974-

Title Emily Dickinson's Shakespeare / Páraic Finnerty
Published Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 267 pages)
Contents Introduction : "Whose pencil-- here and there-- / Had notched the place that pleased him -- There's nothing wicked in Shakespeare, and if there is I don't want to know it" : advising women readers, Amherst's Shakespeare's Club, and Richard Henry Dana Sr. -- "I read a few words since I came home-- John Talbot's parting with his son, and Margaret's with Suffolk" : reading and performing Shakespeare, Fanny Kemble, and the Astor Place riot -- "Shakespeare was never accused of writing Bacon's works" : American Shakespeare criticism, Delia Bacon, James Russell Lowell, and Richard Grant White -- "He has had his future who has found Shakespeare" : American nationalism and the English dramatist -- "Pity me, however, I have finished Ramona. Would that like Shakespeare, it were just published!" : Shakespeare and women writers -- "Shakespeare always and forever" : Dickinson's circulation of the Bard -- "Then I settled down to a willingness for all the rest to go but William Shakespeare. Why need we Joseph read anything else but him" : Dickinson reading Antony and Cleopatra -- "Heard Othello at museum" : Junius Brutus Booth, Tommaso Salvini, and the performance of race -- "Hamlet wavered for all of us" : Dickinson and Shakespearean tragedy -- Conclusion : "Touch Shakespeare for me."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-259) and index
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Subject Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 -- Knowledge -- Literature
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Allusions.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Appreciation -- United States.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Influence.
American poetry -- English influences.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1613760906 electronic bk
9781613760901 electronic bk
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