The “Real” Emily Dickinson never materializes, but the “Real” Mabel Loomis Todd does — and it’s a sometimes shocking and sad story.
From the first page of Martha Ackmann’s new book on Emily Dickinson, you know you’re reading something entirely different.
Cynthia Nixon is a great Emily Dickinson, so deeply angry, so heartbreaking in her fool’s life of stoic suffering.
Exposing the jazz impulses in Emily Dickinson’s poetry is not an agenda for the novice.
By Helen Epstein No one reviews talks but I’ve just attended two by some highly gifted women that deserve wider notice. Director Anna Brownsted and actress Dana Harrison discussed their work on R.T. Rogers’ provocative play “White People” at Shakespeare & Company last week and author Brenda Wineapple gave a brilliant mini-seminar in American cultural […]