This companion to America?s greatest woman poet showcases the diversity and excellence that characterize the thriving field of Dickinson studies.
-Covers biographical approaches of Dickinson, the historical, political and cultural contexts of her work, and its critical reception over the years
-Considers issues relating to the different formats in which Dickinson?s lyrics have been published ? manuscript, print, halftone and digital facsimile
-Provides incisive interventions into current critical discussions, as well as opening up fresh areas of critical inquiry
-Features new work being done in the critique of nineteenth-century American poetry generally, as well as new work being done in Dickinson studies
-Designed to be used alongside the Dickinson Electronic Archives, an online resource developed over the past ten years