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Dickinson, Emily
1830-1886

  1. In Beaver, Harold, ed. American Critical Essays, Twentieth Century. London: Oxford University Press, 1959. pp. 105-129.
    Criticism -- Poetry

  2. In Blackmur, R. P. The Expense of Greatness. Glouscester, Mass.: Peter Smith, 1958, [c1940]. pp. 106-138.
    Criticism -- Poetry

  3. In Blackmur, R. P. Selected Essays of R.P. Blackmur. New York: Ecco Press, 1986. pp. 171-195.
    Criticism -- Poetry

  4. In Bloom, Harold, ed. American Renaissance. Broomall, Pa, Chelsea House, 2004. pp. 297-342.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- "A Door just opened on a street-" -- "Exultation is the going" "Except the Heaven had come so near-" -- "I never lost as much but twice" -- "If I'm lost-now" -- "Just lost when I was saved" -- "A loss of something ever felt I-" -- "To hang our head-ostensibly-" --

  5. In Bloom, Harold, ed. American Women Poets. New York : Chelsea House, 1986. pp. 17-76.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- "Because I could not stop for Death" -- "A Clock stopped" -- "Four Trees-upon a solitary Acre" -- "I felt a Funeral, in my Brain" -- "I heard a Fly buzz-when I died" -- "I read my sentence-steadily" -- "It would never be Common" -- "Nature and God-I neither knew" -- "Our journey had advanced" -- "To won the Art within the Soul" -- "The Soul unto itself" -- "Sweet Mountains-Ye tell Me no Lie" -- "That after Horror-that 'twas us" -- "There is a morn by men unseen" -- "There's a certain Slant of light" -- "'Tis so appalling-exhilarates" -- "'Twas like a Maelstrom, with a notch" -- "'Twas the old-road-through pain" -- "A Word made Flesh is seldom" --

  6. In Bloom, Harold. The Western Canon. New York : Harcourt Brace, c1994. pp. 291-309.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- "From Blank to Blank" -- "I fit for them" -- "No man saw awe, not to his house" -- "There's a certain slant of light" -- "Through what transports of Patience" -- "The Tint I cannot take" -- "We grow accustomed to the Dark"

  7. In Bode, Carl, editor. The Great Experiment in American Literature. New York, Praeger, 1961. pp. 53-80.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- "'Heavenly Father'-take to thee" -- "I started Early-Took my Dog" -- "Safe in their Alabaster Chambers -- "Success is counted sweetest"

  8. In Brown, Cheryl, ed. Feminist Criticism. Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1978. pp. 69-91.
    Criticism -- Works -- "As if I asked a common Alms" -- "Can the Lark resume the Shell" -- "Deprived of other Banquest," -- "Growth of Man - like Growth of Nature" -- "I was the slighest in the House" -- "It dropped so low - in my Regard" -- "It would have starved a Gnat" -- "A loss of something ever felt" -- "My Life had stood - a Loaded Gun" -- "Ourselves were wed one summer - dear" -- "The shut me up in Prose" -- "We never know how high we are"

  9. In Carruth, Hayden. Selected Essays & Reviews . Port Townsend, WA : Copper Canyon Press, c1996. pp. 321-330.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- "The first Day's Night had come" -- "I tie my Hat" "More Life - went out" -- "A Wind that rose"

  10. In Donoghue, Denis. Connoisseurs of Chaos: Ideas of Order in Modern American Poetry. New York: Macmillan, [1965]. pp. 100-127.
    Criticism -- Poetry

  11. In Frankenberg, Lloyd. Invitation to Poetry. Garden City, N. Y., Doubleday, 1956. pp. 240, 288-289.
    Criticism -- "A bird came down the walk" -- To know just how he suffered would be dear"

  12. In Gilbert, Sandra M., and Gubar, Susan. The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University, 1979. pp. 581-650.
    Criticism -- Poetry

  13. In Gilbert, Sandra M., and Gubar, Susan, eds. Shakespeare's Sisters: Feminist Essays on Women Poets. Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University Press, c1979. pp. 99-150.
    Criticism -- Poetry

  14. In Gould, Jean. American Women Poets: Pioneers of Modern Poetry. New York: Dodd, Mead, c1980. pp. 1-28.
    Criticism -- Poetry

  15. In Hecht, Anthony. Obbligati: Essays in Criticism. New York: Atheneum, 1986. pp. 85-117.
    Criticism -- Poetry

  16. Hoffman, Daniel. "Emily Dickinson: the Heft of Cathedral Tunes." In Hudson Review, Vol L, No. 2, Summer 1997. New York, Hudson Review, Inc. pp. 206-226.
    Criticism -- Poetry

  17. In Josephson, Matthew. Portrait of the Artist as American. New York: Octagon Books, 1964. pp. 173-178.
    Criticism -- Poetry

  18. In Kazin, Alfred. Alred Kazin's America. New York : HarperCollins, c2003. pp. 402406.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- Death in Literature -- "Because I Could Not Stop for Death"

  19. In Kazin, Alfred. An American Procession. New York: Knopf, 1984. pp. 161-180.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- "Because I Could Not Stop for Death" -- "There's a Certain Slant of Light"

  20. In Kazin, Alfred. Contemporaries. Boston: Little, Brown, [1962]. pp. 50-56.
    Criticism -- Poetry

  21. In Kazin, Alfred God and the American Writer . New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. pp. 142-160, plus see index.
    Criticism -- God in Literature -- Works

  22. In Marder, Daniel. Exiles at Home: A Story of Literature in Nineteenth Century America. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, c1984. pp. 108-139.
    Criticism -- Poetry

  23. In Martin, Jay. Harvests of Change: American Literature, 1865-1914. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, [1967]. pp. 285-296.
    Criticism -- Poetry

  24. In Moers, Ellen. Literary Women . Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1976. pp. 55-62, plus see index.
    Criticism -- Poetry

  25. In Oates, Joyce Carol. Where I've Been and Where I'm Going. New York : Plume, c1999. pp. 280-290.
    Biography -- Criticism -- Poetry

  26. In O'Connor, William Van. The Grotesque: An American Genre, and Other Essays. Carbondale, Ill.: Southern Illinois University Press, [1962]. pp. 98-108.
    Criticism -- Poetry

  27. In Paglia, Camille. Sexual Personae. London; New Haven : Yale University Press, c1990. pp. 623-673.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- Body, Human, in Literature -- Death in Literature -- God in Literature -- Nature in Literature -- Sadomasochism in Literature -- Sex in Literature

  28. In Pennell, Melissa McFarland. Masterpieces of American Romantic Literature. Westport, CT., Greenwood, 2006. pp. 165-182.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- "Because I could not stop for Death-" -- "A Bird came down the Walk" -- "Crumbling is not an instant's Act" -- "The Heart asks Pleasure-First-" -- "I dwell in possibility-" -- "I heard a Fly buzz," -- "If you were coming in the Fall" -- "A Light exists in Spring" -- "A narrow Fellow in the Grass" -- "I dreaded that first Robin, so" -- "If I'm lost-now" -- "I'm 'wife'-I've finished that-" -- "Pain-has an Element of Blank-" -- "Some keep the Sabbath going to Church" -- "Success is counted sweetest" -- "These are the days when Birds come back" -- "Those dying-then" -- "Wild Nights-Wild Nights!" --

  29. In Rahv, Philip. Literature in America: An Anthology of Literary Criticism. New York: Meridian Books, 1957. pp. 189-201.
    Criticism -- Poetry

  30. Runzo, Sandra. "Dickinson, Performance, and the Homoerotic Lyric." In American Literature, V. 68, N. 2. Durham, N.C., Duke University Press. pp. 347-364.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- Homosexuality in Literature

  31. In Shackford, Martha Hale. Talks on Ten Poets: Wordsworth to Moody. New York: Bookman Associates, [1958]. pp. 112-120.
    Criticism -- Poetry

  32. In Southworth, James. Some Modern American Poets. Oxford, Blackwell, 1950. pp. 14-27.
    Criticism -- Poetry

  33. In Tate, Allen. Collected Essays. Denver: A. Swallow, 1959. pp. 197-213.
    Criticism -- Poetry

  34. In Trilling, Lionel. Prefaces to the Experience of Literature. New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1979. pp. 263-268.
    Criticism -- "Go Tell It"

  35. In Vendler, Helen, ed. Voices and Visions: The Poet in America. New York : Random House, c1987. pp. 51-90.
    Biography -- Criticism -- Letters -- Poetry -- "I cannot dance upon my toes" -- "I reckon-when I count at all" -- "Of all the sounds despatched abroad" -- "One Life of so much consequence!" -- "The Soul selects her own Society" -- "There's a certain Slant of light" -- "A World made Flesh is seldom"

  36. In Walker, Cheryl. The Nightingale's Burden: Women Poets and American Culture before 1900. Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University Press, c1982. pp. 99-116.
    Criticism -- Poetry

  37. In Walsh, Chad. Twice Ten: An Introduction to Poetry. New York : Wiley, c1976. pp. 105-126.
    Biography -- Criticism -- Poetry -- "Because I could not stop for Death" -- "The Bible is an antique Volume" -- "I heard a Fly buzz - When I died" -- "I taste a liquor never brewed -- "It is an Honorable Thought" -- "A narrow Fellow in the Grass" -- "A Route of Evanescence" -- "There's a certain Slant of light" -- "Within my Garden, rides a Bird"

  38. In Weinstein, Arnold. A Scream Goes Through the House. New York : Random House, c2003. pp. 361-371.
    Criticism -- Poetry -- "Because I could not Stop for Death" -- Death in Literature -- I felt a Funeral in my Brain" -- "I heard a Fly buzz--when I died" -- "'Twas just this time, last year, I died"

  39. In Williams, Oscar, ed. Master Poems of the English Language. New York : Trident Press, 1966. pp. 168-171, 177-182, 186-190..
    Criticism -- Poetry -- "Before I could not stop for Death" -- Death, A Sequence of Poems -- "I died for beauty, but was scarce" -- "I felt a funeral in my brain" -- "I heard a fly buzz when I died" - "It was not death, for I stood up" -- "Safe in their alabaster chambers" -- "There's a Certain Slant of Light" -- "What inn is this"

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