an herbarium yet? Franklins version of Dickinsons poems appeared in 1998 that her order, unusual punctuation and spelling choices were completely restored. Among the British were the Romantic poets, the Bront sisters, the Brownings, and George Eliot. For Dickinson, the pace of such visits was mind-numbing, and she began limiting the number of visits she made or received. She announced its novelty (I have dared to do strange thingsbold things asserted her independence (and have asked no advice from any and couched it in the language of temptation (I have heeded beautiful tempters). The individuals had first to be convinced of a true conversion experience, had to believe themselves chosen by God, of his elect. Those interests, however, rarely celebrated science in the same spirit as the teachers advocated.
Like writers such. It was focused and uninterrupted. Its impeccably ordered systems showed the Creators hand at work.
Austin Dickinson gradually took over his fathers role: He too became the citizen of Amherst, treasurer of the College, and chairman of the Cattle Show. Other girls from Amherst were among her friendsparticularly Jane Humphrey, who had lived with the Dickinsons while attending Amherst Academy. As she commented to Higginson in 1862, My Business is Circumference. After her mothers death, she and her sister Martha were sent to live with their aunt in Geneva, New York. Written in 1894, shortly after the publication of the first two volumes of Dickinsons poetry and the initial publication of her letters, Turners reminiscences carry the burden of the 50 intervening years as well as the reviewers and readers delight in the apparent strangeness. She positioned herself as a spur to his ambition, readily reminding him of her own work when she wondered about the extent of his. In her observation of married women, her mother not excluded, she saw the failing health, the unmet demands, the absenting of self that was part of the husband-wife relationship. If Dickinson associated herself with the Wattses and the Cowpers, she occupied respected literary ground; if she aspired toward Pope or Shakespeare, she crossed into the ranks of the libertine. They will not be ignominiously jumbled together with grammars and dictionaries (the fate assigned to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow s in the local stationers). With their fathers absence, Vinnie and Emily Dickinson spent more time visitingstaying with the Hollands in Springfield or heading to Washington. The writer who could say what he saw was invariably the writer who opened the greatest meaning to his readers.