Emily Dickinson: Mad Scientist

Emily Dickinson Mad Scientist Yarbrough blends the story of Mary Shelley s Frankenstein with the real life of one of America s greatest poets Emily Dickinson Science and Religion Love and Hatred Life and Death It s all the same w

  • Title: Emily Dickinson: Mad Scientist
  • Author: Shannon Yarbrough
  • ISBN: 9781539572725
  • Page: 362
  • Format: Paperback
  • Yarbrough blends the story of Mary Shelley s Frankenstein with the real life of one of America s greatest poets, Emily Dickinson Science and Religion Love and Hatred Life and Death It s all the same without poetry In the mid 1800s, at the encouragement of a dear friend, Emily Dickinson began writing poetry Fewer than twelve of her poems were published while she was aYarbrough blends the story of Mary Shelley s Frankenstein with the real life of one of America s greatest poets, Emily Dickinson Science and Religion Love and Hatred Life and Death It s all the same without poetry In the mid 1800s, at the encouragement of a dear friend, Emily Dickinson began writing poetry Fewer than twelve of her poems were published while she was alive The hundreds of poems for which Emily is known for and celebrated today were almost lost at the hands of her sister, who was only fulfilling her dying sibling s wish.Emily feared death Throughout life, as she witnessed the numerous deaths of her close friends and loved ones, she became a recluse, locking herself in her room and refusing visitors But did Emily spend all that time in her room writing poetry No She was giving life back to the dead After observing a galvanism experiment in biology class, young Emily tries building a Second Life apparatus that will give life back to small dead creatures she finds in her garden Terrified that her discovery could be used for dreadful purposes, she cherishes her success and keeps it a secret But upon discovering that her dearest friend has passed quite suddenly, Emily s battle between science and spirituality begins, threatening to change her life forever

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    About "Shannon Yarbrough"

    1. Shannon Yarbrough

      I was born and raised in Dyersburg, TN, lived in Memphis for six years, and currently live in St Louis, Missouri The south has a huge influence on my writing I am the author of three books The Other Side of What published in 2003 , Stealing Wishes published in 2008 , and Are You Sitting Down published in 2010 I love to read Also love to write poetry Other hobbies include painting, gardening, blogging, and watching movies.

    575 thoughts on “Emily Dickinson: Mad Scientist”

    1. I didn't know very much about Emily Dickinson, so I read up about her on the internet before reading this book. the book is quite interesting. a mix of poetry and Emily Dickinson's life and surprisingly Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. I enjoyed reading this book.


    2. I really loved this book, it was a unique blend of poet Emily Dickinson and Frankenstein, Nice insight into the Dickinson family, the time period and their friends. The author does a fine job of interpreting Emily Dickinson's preoccupation with death and her poetic inspirations. The book touches on some of the few relationships Emily had. The author did a fine job of using a small dose of the novel Frankenstein to start a slightly dark adventure. It is not a long book and has a unique enjoyable [...]


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