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Posted on: April 8, 2020

These Fevered Days: Ten Pivotal Moments in the Making of Emily Dickinson

These Fevered Days

by Martha Ackmann

Reviewed by Cyndi:
Even if you’re not a fan of Emily Dickinson, Martha Ackmann’s beautiful prose and vivid descriptions are certain to delight you. For Dickinson fans, These Fevered Days provides new insights into the life of this famous poet. The book focuses on ten pivotal days in Dickinson’s life, while also offering a glimpse into Amherst life during the 19th century. By focusing in on specific life events, Ackmann is able to provide a level of detail that makes one feel as if they are one of Dickinson’s few confidants.

Visit our Local Author Interviews page to view a recorded interview with the author from April 15, 2020.

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