The entire record… the least important thing | Guide to Daily Reading 12/10/22

Emily Dickinson was “called back” on this date in 1830. born on this date in 1830.*

*hangs head in shame. how embarrassing.

Daily readings:

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.

4 thoughts on “The entire record… the least important thing | Guide to Daily Reading 12/10/22”

  1. 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?

    1. Jó reggelt!

      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?

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