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Wider Than the Sky: Essays and Meditations on the Healing Power of Emily Dickinson (Hardback)
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Wider Than the Sky: Essays and Meditations on the Healing Power of Emily Dickinson (Hardback)

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Hardback Published: 30/01/2008
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Emily Dickinson is known as a poet who presses at the limits of perception and expresses in brilliantly compact, memorable language extremes of both anguish and ecstasy. Her frequent attention to pain and death, like her reclusive tendencies, has led many to dismiss her as ""morbid."" Biographers and critics, however, have shown how she used her writing and her own acquaintance with pain to reach out consolingly to sufferers. In a widely varied collection of personal reminiscences, tributes, and scholarly essays, editors Cindy MacKenzie and Barbara Dana offer richly revealing perspectives on how the exquisite language in the poems and letters of Emily Dickinson helps readers cope with suffering. The essays featured in ""Wider than the Sky"" range from fresh scholarly analyses to highly personal essays and meditations, each offering thoughts on the emotional, spiritual, and physical healing power gained from reading Dickinson. MacKenzie and Dana invite readers to reflect on how we respond to poems, how they enter into the core of our consciousness, and how we draw strength from what Dickinson called ""the Art of Peace."" ""Wider than the Sky"", is a resource for Dickinson fans as well as anyone coping with pain. It is an important addition to the ""Literature and Medicine"" series.

Publisher: Kent State University Press
ISBN: 9780873389532
Weight: 445 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 19 mm

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