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Murray, Aife
Maid as muse : how servants changed Emily Dickinson's life and language / AĆ­fe Murray
Alternate Title How servants changed Emily Dickinson's life and language
Durham, N.H. : University of New Hampshire Press ; Hanover [N.H.] : University Press of New England, c2009
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 4th Floor  PS1541.Z5 M86 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886
Subject(s) Poets, American -- 19th century -- Biography
Household employees -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Women household employees -- United States -- Biography
Physical Description xi, 299 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-290) and index
Contents Introduction: Walking backward to something you know is there -- Warm and wild and mighty -- The 1850 housework compromise -- Turning with a ferocity to a place she loved -- Of pictures, the discloser -- Emily Dickinson's Irish wake -- She kept them in my trunk -- There are things / We live among -- Afterword: The broadest words are so narrow
Series Revisiting New England

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