Emily Dickinson's Use of Anglo-American Legal Concepts and Vocabulary in Her Poetry - Studies in American Literature v. 24 (Hardback)Robert Graham Lambert (author)
Hardback 140 Pages / Published: 30/09/1997
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Emily Dickinson's life was bounded and circumscribed by lawyers. Her grandfather, brother and the men who were her first and last loves of her life were alllawyers. The biographical introductiions consider these men and their relationship with Dickinson, drawing on letters and published writings. Other chapters discuss "legal" words and terms, Dickinson's knowledge of Anglo-American 19th-century law, her use of legal terms in her poetry, legal definitions and terminology.
Publisher: The Edwin Mellen Press Ltd
Number of pages: 140
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