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Susan Howe

Autor(a) de My Emily Dickinson

35+ Works 1,291 Membros 10 Reviews 7 Favorited

Obras de Susan Howe

My Emily Dickinson (1985) 277 cópias
Singularities (1990) 106 cópias
The midnight (2003) 95 cópias
The Europe of Trusts (1990) 78 cópias
Debths (2017) 65 cópias
Pierce-Arrow (1999) 63 cópias
Souls of the Labadie Tract (2007) 63 cópias
That this (2010) 62 cópias
The Quarry: Essays (2015) 45 cópias
Concordance (2020) 28 cópias

Associated Works

Conjunctions: 30, Paper Airplane (1998) — Contribuinte — 11 cópias
Glitch 4/5 (1981) — Contribuinte — 3 cópias
New World Journal, Vol. 1, No.4 (1979) — Contribuinte — 2 cópias
ACTS 4, Vol. 1, no. 4, Summer 1985 — Contribuinte — 2 cópias
Sulfur 3 — Contribuinte — 2 cópias
Dark Ages Clasp the Daisy Root #3 — Contribuinte — 2 cópias
Temblor 2 — Contribuinte — 2 cópias
Talisman, Number 4, Spring 1990 — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
Telephone 15 — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
Hambone, No. 3 — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
Telephone 13 — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
Jimmy & Lucy's House of "K", #5 — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
Telephone #11 — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
Dark Ages Clasp the Daisy Root #1 — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
New World Journal #5 — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
HOW(ever), Vol. V, No. 2, January 1989 — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
HAWK-WIND #2 — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
HAWK-WIND #1 — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
Fire Exit, 4 — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E, Number 12, (Vol. 3, No. 2) — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
Sulfur 9 — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E, Number 7, (Vol. 2, No. 1) — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
Personal Injury Magazine, no. 4 — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
Ironwood 28 Dickinson/Spicer: A Special Issue — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
Telephone #9 — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E, Number 13, (Vol. 3, No. 3) — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
Tamarisk, Volume V, Number 3/4, Summer/Fall 1983 — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
HOW(ever), Vol. 2, No. 1, November 1984 — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
The Difficulties I.1 — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)

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An impulse choice at the library. I found it interesting, especially the last section "Space Permitting" -- created from Thoreau's writing about a shipwreck that killed Margaret Fuller -- but there wasn't anything that really grabbed me or that I felt much of a connection with.
 
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greeniezona | May 12, 2023 |
oh but i had wings of a dove! if only all books about reading could be so dreamy. for the reader who loves to read about reading.
 
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adaorhell | 1 outra resenha | Aug 24, 2018 |
Howe's short book is an illuminating take on one of my favorite poets, focusing in particular on a careful reading of "My Life Stood---a Loaded Gun." Howe does an excellent job of showing the poetic and other influences on Dickinson, especially the Brownings, Shakespeare (King Lear in particular), Fenimore Cooper, and Jonathan Edwards. Sometimes, Howe lets her own poetic rhetoric carry her away into near intelligibility, but I simply take that as her excitement and appreciation for what Dickinson was able to do. If you appreciate Dickinson, give this a read. If you are not sure, definitely read this work of one poet reading another.… (mais)
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dasam | 1 outra resenha | Jul 25, 2017 |
Boy howdy, do I feel like an idiot.

Not one reviewer here says anything along the lines of, "Um, guys – what just happened?"

Not one reader I could find rated it lower than 3 stars – and the vast majority of reviewers give it four or five, and swoon in their reviews.

So I guess it's just me.

I'm the dork who feels as if I stumbled into someone else's drug trip when I thought I was supposed to be reading a book about a poet and her work.

I thought I was reasonably literate (for a civilian), but reading this book felt like having books flung at my head by an invisible assailant.

If you know me, you know I'm all about the Post-Its when I read. And my library copy of My Emily Dickinson is stuck with its fair share – but all the passages I found worth hanging onto are quotations from other people's works.

The only bits I marked that Susan Howe actually wrote are things I wanted to mention here because I disagree with them strenuously. "Dickinson means this to be an ugly verse," Howe says at one point, because apparently being a poet herself means having permission to speak on behalf of a long-dead writer. (Hint: NO.)

And "Elizabeth Barrett Browning...failed as a poet herself."

Excuse me? EBB wrote poems even non-poetry lovers can admire:

If thou must love me, let it be for nought
Except for love's sake only.


Does that sound like the beginning of a failed sonnet?

Elizabeth Barrett Browning wrote beautifully, and her writing is remembered – people quote her all the time. (She wrote the sonnet that begins, "How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.") By any reasonable standard, she did NOT fail as a poet.

So I couldn't keep up with most of Howe's writing here, and I didn't like the few opinions I could understand.

I feel like a weirdo and an idiot; but other than being glad to see some of the quotes Howe passed along from other writers, I did not enjoy this book, nor did I get much out of it.

Back to the library it goes, and on to the next book about Dickinson I go.
… (mais)
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Deborah_Markus | 1 outra resenha | Aug 8, 2015 |

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Obras
35
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31
Membros
1,291
Popularidade
#19,874
Avaliação
3.8
Resenhas
10
ISBNs
40
Idiomas
3
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