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The Passion of Emily Dickinson
by Judith Farr
"How tame and manageable are the emotions of our bards, how placid and literary their allusions!" complained essayist T. W. Higginson in the Atlantic Monthly in 1870. "The American poet of passion is yet to come." He was, of course, unaware of the great erotic love poems such as "Wild Nights--Wild Nights!" and "Struck was I, nor yet by Lightning" being privately written by ...more
Paperback, 416 pages
Published July 15th 1998 by Harvard University Press
(first published 1992)
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