Emily Dickinson's gardening life: the plants and places that inspired the iconic poet

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Timber Press, Inc,
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2019.
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English
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&;A visual treat as well as a literary one, Emily Dickinson&;s Gardening Life will be deeply satisfying for gardeners and garden lovers, connoisseurs of botanical illustration, and those who seek a deeper understanding of the life and work of Emily Dickinson.&; &;The Wall Street Journal Emily Dickinson was a keen observer of the natural world, but less well known is the fact that she was also an avid gardener&;sending fresh bouquets to friends, including pressed flowers in her letters, and studying botany at Amherst Academy and Mount Holyoke. At her family home, she tended both a small glass conservatory and a flower garden.   In Emily Dickinson&;s Gardening Life, award-winning author Marta McDowell explores Dickinson&;s deep passion for plants and how it inspired and informed her writing. Tracing a year in the garden, the book reveals details few know about Dickinson and adds to our collective understanding of who she was as a person. By weaving together Dickinson&;s poems, excerpts from letters, contemporary and historical photography, and botanical art, McDowell offers an enchanting new perspective on one of America&;s most celebrated but enigmatic literary figures.  
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Dickinson, Emily, -- 1830-1886 -- Knowledge -- Botany
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title_displayEmily Dickinson's gardening life : the plants and places that inspired the iconic poet
title_fullEmily Dickinson's gardening life : the plants and places that inspired the iconic poet / Marta McDowell
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title_subthe plants and places that inspired the iconic poet