Chapter 6. The Eagle's Eye: Dickinson's View of Battle

  1. Martha Nell Smith and
  2. Mary Loeffelholz
  1. Renée Bergland

Published Online: 1 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696620.ch6

A Companion to Emily Dickinson

A Companion to Emily Dickinson

How to Cite

Bergland, R. (2007) The Eagle's Eye: Dickinson's View of Battle, in A Companion to Emily Dickinson (eds M. N. Smith and M. Loeffelholz), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696620.ch6

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:

  • civil war;
  • immortality;
  • American artists;
  • national culture;
  • American poets

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Imposing “Order on the Eye”: Visual Culture in the Civil War

  • American Romanticism: the Nationalist Prospect

  • Battlefield Photography

  • Balloon Photography

  • In “The Admirations — and Contempts — of Time —,” Dickinson's Balloon Poems

  • Coda

  • Notes

  • Works Cited and Consulted