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Emily Dickinson and the Labor of Clothing
Daneen Wardrop

University of New Hampshire Press



Contents

• Preface
• Acknowledgments
• Introduction:
“ . . . time would fail me to enumerate my appearance . . .”
Dickinson’s Fashion: “Won’t you tell ‘the public’ that at present I wear a brown dress . . .”
Dress the Maker: “. . . I finish mama’s sacque, all but the overcastting . . .”
“Kelley Square” and “The Crossing”: “But the whistle calls me—”
The Body’s Body:Tippet, Basque, Gaiters, Pantalettes: “I asked him how you looked, and what you wore . . .”
The Bonnet of Dickinson’s Family: “Mother wants me to say that if you like Aunt L’s Bonnet . . .”
Lace Theory: “As laces just reveal the surge—”
Conclusion: “Pierce me with a fashion”
Notes
• Bibliography
• Index

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 18:07:14 -0500