"Complete in itself it needs no other, and can't be coupled" The Spinster Poetics of Emily Dickinson & Marianne Moore

This thesis attempts to restore the power of the figure of the "spinster," as conceptualized by feminist critic Mary Daly, by presenting Emily Dickinson and Marianne Moore as exemplars of subversive spinsterhood. Using criticism that examines Dickinson's fascicles and feminist criticism that reasses...

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Author: Caitlin Edwards
Degree Work Type: Thesis (M.A.)
Institution: Villanova University
Format: Degree Work
Language: English
Published: 2013
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