Solitary Prowess: The Transcendentalist Poetry of Emily Dickinson
Cultural Writing. Poetry. RC Allen puts Emily Dickinson's work in an entirely new perspective, looking less at the historical personage named Emily Dickinson than at the cosmic self she cherished, "ED." An archetypal study of transcendentalism as it appears in her poems, this book consists of a general introduction to transcendentalism as it occurs in many world literatures and a close reading of numerous Dickinson poems. The poems are grouped to show how they embody given archetypes. Many of the poems included will come as surprises to those who know Dickinson only from anthologies, while others will appear in an entirely new light.
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Introduction to Archetypal Transcendentalism
Nature SC the Divine
A Dual Life
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Abstract Expressionism amazed Amherst archetypal Auroral light Bird Bliss Breath Buddha Mind Buddhists cemetery Christian church Circumference classical haiku clock consciousness conventional course Creative Unconscious daily death describes Disk dream ED's poetry ego SC ego-death ego-dominant ego-identity ego-illusion ego-intellect ego-intention ego-tran ego's egocentric egoless Emily Dickinson Enlightenment episode Escape Eternal everyday evokes existential experience of ego-transcendence experienced feels guru Heaven hieros gamos Higher Consciousness human identity illusion Individuation Process knew Lao Tzu live Logos madness mandala meaning meditation metaphor Mother Nature mystical participation ness never non-ego awareness Noon one's orgasm parallel semantics Pedro Salinas person poet present poem Psyche reader reality recognized refers regarded says scendence scendentalist secret sense skepticism society solitude Soul spiritual stanza sudden Tao Te Ching tell terse theme thing Thoreau tran transcendent awareness transcendent name transcendentalism transcendentalist transcending ego Truth unto Wilderness word yin-yang