Maid as muse :how servants changed Emily Dickinson's life and language /Aâife Murray.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-242419

Description

xi, 299 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Poets, American 19th century
Household employees History 19th century.
Women household employees

Originator

Murray, Aife.

Contents

Introduction: Walking backward to something you know is there -- Warm and wild and mighty -- The 1850 housework compromise -- Turning with a ferocity to a place she loved -- Of pictures, the discloser -- Emily Dickinson's Irish wake -- She kept them in my trunk -- There are things / We live among -- Afterword: The broadest words are so narrow.

Publication

Durham, N.H. : University of New Hampshire Press ;
Hanover [N.H.] : University Press of New England

Publisher Series

Revisiting New England : the new regionalism
Revisiting New England.

Description

xi, 299 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-290) and index.

ISBN

9781584656746 (cloth : alk. paper)
1584656743 (cloth : alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks PS1541.Z5 M86 2009

Other People and Orgs

Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886.

Material Type

Biography.

Places

United States