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Dickinson Dancing: A Lecture

Dickinson Dancing: A Lecture

Alexander, Charles
Title: Dickinson Dancing: A Lecture
Reading Date: Thursday, September 22, 2011

Welcome-5883

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by Lisa Bowden

"Pushing Water 9"-5885

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Alexander, Charles. Pushing Water. Victoria, TX: Cuneiform Press, 2011.

"A sepal, petal, and a thorn..."-5887

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Dickinson, Emily. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Ed. Thomas H. Johnson. Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, 1960.

"A narrow Fellow in the Grass..."-5889

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Dickinson, Emily. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Ed. Thomas H. Johnson. Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, 1960.

"When Diamonds are a Legend..."-5891

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Dickinson, Emily. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Ed. Thomas H. Johnson. Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, 1960.

"I'm Nobody! Who are you?"-5893

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Dickinson, Emily. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Ed. Thomas H. Johnson. Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, 1960.

"Wild Nights -- Wild Nights!"-5895

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Dickinson, Emily. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Ed. Thomas H. Johnson. Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, 1960.

"My Life had stood -- a Loaded Gun --"-5897

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Dickinson, Emily. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Ed. Thomas H. Johnson. Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, 1960.

"I cannot live with You--"-5899

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Dickinson, Emily. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Ed. Thomas H. Johnson. Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, 1960.

"Heaven is so far of the Mind..."-5901

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Dickinson, Emily. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Ed. Thomas H. Johnson. Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, 1960.

"I heard a Fly buzz -- when I died --"-5903

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Dickinson, Emily. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Ed. Thomas H. Johnson. Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, 1960.

Closing Remarks-5905

"Pushing Water 52"-5907

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Alexander, Charles. Pushing Water. Victoria, TX: Cuneiform Press, 2011.

Question and Answer Session-5909

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Reading Date: Thursday, September 22, 2011
Series: The Big Read
Sponsor(s): National Endowment For The Arts, Kore Press, Poets & Writers
Location(s): UA Poetry Center

Charles Alexander provides a close reading of Emily Dickinson's work, focusing on the way metrical and sonic qualities transform into poetic dance.

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