By Jerome Charyn
"In this great and hilarious jailbreak of a unique, Charyn channels the genius poet and her nice leaps of the imagination."—Donna Seaman, Booklist, starred review
Jerome Charyn, "one of crucial writers in American literature" (Michael Chabon), maintains his exploration of yankee background via fiction with The mystery lifetime of Emily Dickinson, hailed via prize-winning literary historian Brenda Wineapple as a "breathtaking high-wire act of ventriloquism." Channeling the devilish rhythms and ghosts of a possible buried literary prior, Charyn gets rid of the mysterious veils that experience lengthy enshrouded Dickinson, revealing her passions, internal turmoil, and strong sexuality. the radical, daringly written in first individual, starts within the snow. it is 1848, and Emily is a scholar at Mount Holyoke, with its mournful headmistress and strict, strict ideas. encouraged by way of her letters and poetry, Charyn is going directly to catch the sometimes comedian, continually fevered, eventually tragic tale of her life-from defiant Holyoke seminarian to death recluse.
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