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Emily Dickinson's Gardening Life: The Plants and Places That Inspired the… (2005 original; edició 2019)
de Marta McDowell (Autor)
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Emily Dickinson's Gardening Life: The Plants and Places That Inspired the Iconic Poet de Marta McDowell (2005)
"A visual treat as well as a literary one, Emily Dickinson's Gardening Life will be deeply satisfying for gardeners and garden lovers, connoisseurs of botanical illustration, and those who seek a deeper understanding of the life and work of Emily Dickinson." --The Wall Street Journal Emily Dickinson was a keen observer of the natural world, but less well known is the fact that she was also an avid gardener--sending fresh bouquets to friends, including pressed flowers in her letters, and studying botany at Amherst Academy and Mount Holyoke. At her family home, she tended both a small glass conservatory and a flower garden. In Emily Dickinson's Gardening Life, award-winning author Marta McDowell explores Dickinson's deep passion for plants and how it inspired and informed her writing. Tracing a year in the garden, the book reveals details few know about Dickinson and adds to our collective understanding of who she was as a person. By weaving together Dickinson's poems, excerpts from letters, contemporary and historical photography, and botanical art, McDowell offers an enchanting new perspective on one of America's most celebrated but enigmatic literary figures.
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Classificació Decimal de Dewey (DDC)811.4 — Literature English (North America) American poetry Later 19th Century (1861-1900)
LCC (Clas. Bibl. Congrés EUA)
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