Emily Dickinson was
“called back” on this date in 1830. born on this date in 1830.*
*hangs head in shame. how embarrassing.
American Authors 1600-1900: A Biographical Dictionary of America Literature. Stanley J. Kunitz and Howard Haycraft. The H.W. Wilson Company, New York. 1977. 1st 1938.
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Can you imagine? Oppressed, repressed, suppressed, depressed.
The article puts Elizabeth Barrett’s escape from the same lifelong misery squarely on Robert Browning’s shoulders. But, would her freedom from such a life have been secured without an internal fire and a rebellious nature that allowed her the courage to follow Browning?
That is one fine question. And it’s not all that different from @wellsprynge’s question in his dissenters post. What is it in our nature?
Yes! Or should I say, “Igen?”
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