Chapter 18. Hearing the Visual Lines: How Manuscript Study Can Contribute to an Understanding of Dickinson's Prosody

  1. Martha Nell Smith and
  2. Mary Loeffelholz
  1. Ellen Louise Hart and
  2. Sandra Chung

Published Online: 1 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696620.ch18

A Companion to Emily Dickinson

A Companion to Emily Dickinson

How to Cite

Hart, E. L. and Chung, S. (2007) Hearing the Visual Lines: How Manuscript Study Can Contribute to an Understanding of Dickinson's Prosody, in A Companion to Emily Dickinson (eds M. N. Smith and M. Loeffelholz), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696620.ch18

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 NOV 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122801

Online ISBN: 9780470696620

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Keywords:

  • Dickinson's prosody;
  • poetry;
  • Susan Dickinson;
  • prosodic devices;
  • alliteration

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Lineation and Spacing

  • Meter: Four-Beat Verse

  • Rhyme and Alliteration

  • Rereading

  • Prosody, Elocution, and Penmanship

  • Conclusion

  • Works Cited and Consulted