Lonesome in Eden: Dickinson, Thoreau and the Problem of Community in Nineteenth-Century New England

@inproceedings{Gross1983LonesomeIE,
  title={Lonesome in Eden: Dickinson, Thoreau and the Problem of Community in Nineteenth-Century New England},
  author={Robert A. Gross},
  year={1983}
}
Emily Dickinson was so deeply private a poet, so unique, so idiosyncratic a sensibility, so dedicated to exploring a self-constructed house of the imagination that an historian who wishes to use her art and life to talk about nineteenth- century culture and society —as I propose to do —ought to begin with a good defense. 

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