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Author Murray, Aife

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

Publ Info Durham, N.H. : University of New Hampshire Press ; Hanover [N.H.] : University Press of New England, [2009]
 RWU Main Library  PS1541.Z5 M86 2009    AVAILABLE
 URI  PS1541 Z5 M86 2009    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  PS1541.Z5 M86 2009    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 299 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Revisiting New England : the new regionalism
Revisiting New England
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-290) and index
Contents 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 -- The broadest words are so narrow
LC subject Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886
Poets, American -- 19th century -- Biography
Household employees -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Women household employees -- United States -- Biography
ISBN 9781584656746 (cloth : alk. paper)
1584656743 (cloth : alk. paper)