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Miller, Cristanne

Works: 19 works in 121 publications in 4 languages and 11,301 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Handbooks and manuals  Sources  Records and correspondence  Humor  Poetry  Drama  Biographical films  Historical films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PS1541.Z5, 811.4
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Most widely held works by Cristanne Miller
The Emily Dickinson handbook by Gudrun Grabher( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here for the first time, students of Emily Dickinson can find a single source of accurate, up-to-date information on the poet's life and works, her letters and manuscripts, the cultural climate of her times, her reception and influence, and the current state of Dickinson scholarship. Written by a distinguished group of contributors from the United States and abroad, the twenty-two essays in this volume reflect the many facets of the poet's oeuvre, as well as the principal trends in Dickinson studies
Emily Dickinson, a poet's grammar by Cristanne Miller( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the roots of Dickinson's unusual, compressed, ungrammatical, and richly ambiguous style of poetry
The selected letters of Marianne Moore by Marianne Moore( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marianne Moore's correspondence makes up the largest and most broadly significant collection of any modern poet. It documents the first two-thirds of this century, reflecting shifts from Victorian to modernist culture, the experience of the two world wars, the Depression and postwar prosperity, and the changing face of the arts in America and Europe. Moore wrote letters daily for most of her life - long, intense letters to friends and family; shorter, but always distinctive letters to an ever-widening circle of acquaintances and fans. At the height of her celebrity, she would occasionally write as many as fifty letters a day. Both Moore and her correspondents appreciated the value of their exchange, so that an extraordinary number of letters, approximately thirty thousand, have been preserved
Comic power in Emily Dickinson by Suzanne Juhasz( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this boldly revisionary work, three noted Dickinson scholars take issue with the traditional tragic image of the poet. Focusing on the comic elements in Dickinson's art from a feminist point of view, they show how Dickinson uses the comedic resources of language to contest all types of orthodoxy and to offer the possibility of transforming society. Following a jointly written chapter on "Comedy and Performance in Emily Dickinson's Poetry," each author takes up a different aspect of comedy in Dickinson's work. Suzanne Juhasz looks at teasing as a form of humor and criticism. Martha Nell Smith examines the cartoons (reproduced in this book) with which Dickinson illustrated some of her poems and letters and explores the way in which other poems present imagery in cartoon-like sequences. And Cristanne Miller delves into the humor of excess or grotesquerie which Dickinson uses to unhinge the reader's normalizing frames of reference and make space for a different perspective. These views introduce a new Emily Dickinson - playful, wry, witty, tough, bold, challenging, and successful. Comic Power in Emily Dickinson recovers a poet who questioned not only authority but also the structure of her society. It makes an important contribution to studies of women's humor and the relationship, between gender and authority
"Words for the hour" : a new anthology of American Civil War poetry( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive anthology of Civil War poetry by a number of noted poets including Henry David Thoreau, Julia Ward Howe, Walt Whitman, and Emily Dickinson; and contains an historical timeline listing major battles and events of the war
Marianne Moore : questions of authority by Cristanne Miller( Book )

11 editions published in 1995 in English and German and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical note: CostelloBonnie: Bonnie Costello, Professor of English at Boston University, is the general editor of The Selected Letters of Marianne Moore
The Women and language debate : a sourcebook( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cultures of modernism : Marianne Moore, Mina Loy, & Else Lasker-Schüler : gender and literary community in New York and Berlin by Cristanne Miller( Book )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cultures of Modernism explores how the structure and location of literary communities significantly influence who writes, what they write about, and their openness to formal experimentation. These influences particularly affect women writers. Author Cristanne Miller notes striking patterns of similarity in the concerns and lives of women living in geographically distant centers of modernist production. She looks at three significant poets - the American Marianne Moore, the British expatriate Mina Loy, and the German Else Lasker-Schuler - in the context of cultural, national, and local elements to argue that location significantly affected their performances of subjectivity, gender, race, and religion."--Jacket
Critics and poets on Marianne Moore : "A right good salvo of barks"( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first collection of essays about Marianne Moore to appear in fifteen years, this book brings together work of well-established Moore scholars. The collection reasserts Moore's centrality to the study of literary modernism, a field in which she has been surprisingly marginalized."--Jacket
Feminist measures : soundings in poetry and theory by Lynn Keller( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading in time : Emily Dickinson in the nineteenth century by Cristanne Miller( Book )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book provides new information about Emily Dickinson as a writer and new ways of situating this poet in relation to nineteenth-century literary culture, examining how we read her poetry and how she was reading the poetry of her own day. Cristanne Miller argues both that Dickinson's poetry is formally far closer to the verse of her day than generally imagined and that Dickinson wrote, circulated, and retained poems differently before and after 1865. Many current conceptions of Dickinson are based on her late poetic practice. Such conceptions, Miller contends, are inaccurate for the time when she wrote the great majority of her poems. Before 1865, Dickinson at least ambivalently considered publication, circulated relatively few poems, and saved almost everything she wrote in organized booklets. After this date, she wrote far fewer poems, circulated many poems without retaining them, and took less interest in formally preserving her work. Yet, Miller argues, even when circulating relatively few poems, Dickinson was vitally engaged with the literary and political culture of her day and, in effect, wrote to her contemporaries. Unlike previous accounts placing Dickinson in her era, Reading in Time demonstrates the extent to which formal properties of her poems borrow from the short-lined verse she read in schoolbooks, periodicals, and single-authored volumes. Miller presents Dickinson's writing in relation to contemporary experiments with the lyric, the ballad, and free verse, explores her responses to American Orientalism, presents the dramatic lyric as one of her preferred modes for responding to the Civil War, and gives us new ways to understand the patterns of her composition and practice of poetry."--Project Muse
Emily Dickinson : a celebration for readers : proceedings of the conference held on September 19-21, 1986 at the Claremont Colleges( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emily Dickinson's poems : as she preserved them by Emily Dickinson( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dickinson in her own time : a biographical chronicle of her life, drawn from recollections, interviews, and memoirs by family, friends, and associates( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Even before the first books of her poems were published in the 1890s, friends, neighbors, and even apparently strangers knew Emily Dickinson was a writer of remarkable verses. Featuring both well-known documents and material printed or collected here for the first time, this book offers a broad range of writings that convey impressions of Dickinson in her own time and for the first decades following the publication of her poems. It all begins with her school days and continues to the centennial of her birth in 1930. In addition, promotional items, reviews, and correspondence relating to early publications are included, as well as some later documents that reveal the changing assessments of Dickinson's poetry in response to evolving critical standards. These documents provide evidence that counters many popular conceptions of her life and reception, such as the belief that the writer best known for poems focused on loss, death, and immortality was herself a morose soul. In fact, those who knew her found her humorous, playful, and interested in other people. Dickinson maintained literary and personal correspondence with major representatives of the national literary scene, developing a reputation as a remarkable writer even as she maintained extreme levels of privacy. Evidence compiled here also demonstrates that she herself made considerable provision for the survival of her poems and laid the groundwork for their eventual publication. Dickinson in Her Own Time reveals the poet as her contemporaries knew her, before her legend took hold. "--
Page Mothers Conference( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Audio- and videorecordings of a conference devoted to innovative writing by American women authors. Panel 1: "A Little History" (Tapes 1 and 2), presentations by Michael Davidson, Harryette Mullen, Patricia Deinstfrey, and Kathleen Fraser. Panel 2: "Poetics and Such" (Tapes 3 and 4), presentations by Myung Mi Kim, Brenda Hillman, Martha Ronk, Lyn Hejinian, and Carla Harryman. Panel 3: "How to Survive the Canon" (Tapes 4 and 5), presentations by Mary Margaret Sloan, Maureen Owen, Lynn Keller, Cristanne Miller, and Libby Rifkin. Panel 4: "Mrs. Poetry: On the Work of Bernadette Mayer" (Tape 6), presentations by Stephen Cope, Lee Ann Brown, Leslie Scalapino, and Juliana Spahr. Panel 5: "Guess What's Next" (Tapes 7 and 8), presentations by Laura Moriarty, Dodie Bellamy, Renee Gladman, Pamela Lu, and Marjorie Perloff. Poetry reading by Maureen Owen and Bernadette Mayer (Tapes 9 and 10). The recordings contain ample discussion between conference participants and members of the audience
Terms and golden words : Dickinson's use and ideas of language as they explicate her poetry by Cristanne Miller( )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Feminism and the female poet by Lynn Keller( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Feminist location and Mina Loy's "Anglo-Mongrels and the rose" by Cristanne Miller( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Artemisia by Agnès Merlet( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Artemisia Gentileschi is forbidden to fully pursue her own passion of painting. She convinces a renowned artist to tutor her. He not only liberates her into the world of art but initiates her into the world of sex and love
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The Emily Dickinson handbook
Alternative Names
Cristanne Miller American academic

Miller, Cristanne C. 1953-

Miller, Cristanne C. (Cristanne Cay), 1953-

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German (1)

Italian (1)

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Emily Dickinson, a poet's grammarThe selected letters of Marianne Moore"Words for the hour" : a new anthology of American Civil War poetryMarianne Moore : questions of authorityThe Women and language debate : a sourcebookCultures of modernism : Marianne Moore, Mina Loy, & Else Lasker-Schüler : gender and literary community in New York and BerlinCritics and poets on Marianne Moore : "A right good salvo of barks"Feminist measures : soundings in poetry and theory