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Emily Dickinson's Shakespeare

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Dr. Páraic Finnerty, professor of English and American Literature at University of Portsmouth in the United Kingdom, clarifies the essential role that Shakespeare had in Emily Dickinson’s life by locating her allusions to his writings within a nineteenth-century American context. In the process, he throws new light on Shakespeare’s multifaceted presence in Dickinson’s world: in education, theater, newspapers, public lectures, reading clubs, and literary periodicals.
26 May 2016

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NameAmherst College
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CountryUnited States

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