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The Resource A summer of hummingbirds : love, art, and scandal in the intersecting worlds of Emily Dickinson, Mark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Martin Johnson Heade, Christopher Benfey

A summer of hummingbirds : love, art, and scandal in the intersecting worlds of Emily Dickinson, Mark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Martin Johnson Heade, Christopher Benfey

Label
A summer of hummingbirds : love, art, and scandal in the intersecting worlds of Emily Dickinson, Mark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Martin Johnson Heade
Title
A summer of hummingbirds
Title remainder
love, art, and scandal in the intersecting worlds of Emily Dickinson, Mark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Martin Johnson Heade
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Benfey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the interactions of many of the nation's most celebrated writers and artists during the Reconstruction Era, told through a metaphorical journey of a hummingbird that illuminates period beliefs about such topics as religion, sexuality, and family
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Benfey, Christopher E. G.
Dewey number
811/.4
Index
index present
LC call number
PS1541.Z5
LC item number
B46 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dickinson, Emily
  • Twain, Mark
  • Stowe, Harriet Beecher
  • Heade, Martin Johnson
  • Women and literature
  • Literature and society
  • Literature and history
  • Florida
  • United States
Label
A summer of hummingbirds : love, art, and scandal in the intersecting worlds of Emily Dickinson, Mark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Martin Johnson Heade, Christopher Benfey
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [263]-277) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A tea rose -- The prodigal -- Beecher's pockets -- Tristes tropiques -- At the Hotel Byron -- The prisoner of Chillon -- Birds of passage -- Covert flowers, hidden nests -- Transits of Venus -- Foggy bottom -- A route of evanescence -- Florida
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xv, 287 pages
Isbn
9781594201608
Lccn
2007036512
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • BK0007357090
  • 1135525
Label
A summer of hummingbirds : love, art, and scandal in the intersecting worlds of Emily Dickinson, Mark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Martin Johnson Heade, Christopher Benfey
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [263]-277) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A tea rose -- The prodigal -- Beecher's pockets -- Tristes tropiques -- At the Hotel Byron -- The prisoner of Chillon -- Birds of passage -- Covert flowers, hidden nests -- Transits of Venus -- Foggy bottom -- A route of evanescence -- Florida
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xv, 287 pages
Isbn
9781594201608
Lccn
2007036512
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • BK0007357090
  • 1135525

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