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By Susan Howe

"Starts off as a manifesto yet turns into richer and extra suggestive because it develops."—The long island SunWith exacting rigor and wit, Howe pulls Dickinson freed from all of the sterile and stuffy belle-of-Amherst cotton wool and indicates the poet in contact with elemental forces of nature, and as a prophet in all her radical zealotry and poetic glory. Her Emily Dickinson is a distinct American genius, a demon lover of poetry—no neurasthenic spider artist. Howe attracts into her dialogue Browning, Wuthering Heights, the Civil struggle, "Master," the good Puritan preachers, captivity narratives, Shakespeare, and phantom enthusiasts. As she chases away slender and reductive feminist readings of the poet, Howe unearths in its place a notably robust and actual feminism at paintings in Dickinson, focusing the full on that heart-stopping poem "My existence had stood—a Loaded Gun."

A notable and passionate poet-on-poet engagement, My Emily Dickinson frees an outstanding poet from the fetters of being learn as a different lady neurotic, and units her opposed to a fiery open sky the place "Perception of an item potential loosing and wasting it...only Mutability certain." My Emily Dickinson gained The ahead of Columbus starting place ebook Award.

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197 (author's translation).  199 (author's translation).  81 (the original interview was first published in Paese Sera on 20 January 1967, author's translation).  For a newer edition of this work, see the Bompiani edition of 1993 which omits the chapters devoted to Joyce. Page 27 juxtaposition of Dante's definition of the Holy Trinity in Paradiso 33 (lines 124­26) with a brief passage drawn from the fifth chapter of Finnegans Wake, Eco employs these two texts to set his notion of the "open" versus the "closed" in aesthetics in relief: O Light Eternal fixed in Self alone, known only to Yourself, and knowing Self, You love and glow, knowing and being known!

215­361).  6, 7 (this material was not printed in the original Italian edition).  xi (this material was not printed in the original Italian edition).  Thus, the printed book we now have available in bookstores represents a substantially revised work from that which appeared in 1963 and contains essays that were written as late as 1972.  7.  2 (this material was not printed in the Italian preface).  In a recent interview on Eco, Bongiorno maliciously noted that most of the intellectuals who worked behind the scenes at the television station in Milan and elsewhere were envious of the public success of those, such as himself, who were in the limelight.

79.  79­80.  80­81. Page 29 early book on Scholastic aesthetics has been subsumed under a far more authoritative and original philosophical voice in The Open Work.  104­105.  137.  Avant­garde authors of "open" works, on the other hand, innovate at the level of artistic form, which is always their ultimate content. When properly analyzed and understood, their works of art, always epistemological metaphors, tell us far more about the true nature of reality than any so­called "realist" literature employing out­moded, traditional, and thoroughly predictable literary conventions linked to the old regime.

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