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The slanted life of Emily Dickinson : America's favorite recluse just got a life! / as imagined by Rosanna Bruno.

Bruno, Rosanna, (author,, artist.).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette YA GN BRU (Text) 31951004233828 2nd FL - YA/Teen Graphic Novels Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781449481353
  • ISBN: 1449481353
  • Physical Description: 86 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Kansas City, Missouri : Andrews McMeel Publishing, [2017]

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"America's favorite recluse just got a life! With her distinctively funky drawing style and insightful wit, artist Rosanna Bruno presents a cross-generational Dickinson for the 21st century. Emily Dickinson said: "Tell all the truth, but tell it slant." Artist Rosanna Bruno does just as the poet asked in a series of several dozen witty, hand-drawn cartoons inspired by what we know--and don't know--about Dickinson's life and work. The Slanted Life of Emily Dickinson explores--often hilariously, and always respectfully--the myth surrounding the reclusive poet using her own words to skew, or slant, a story that is already somewhat fuzzy in detail. Beginning with a line or two from Dickinson's poems or letters, Rosanna Bruno presents an image of a real or imagined event. For example, she imagines Dickinson's Facebook page ("Relationship Status: It's Complicated"), her OkCupid dating profile ("I am small, like the wren; and my hair is bold, like the chestnut burr&"), her senior yearbook page ("Girl Most Likely to Talk to Birds"), and several other hilarious scenes and fictional artifacts. The result is a wickedly funny portrait of one of the most beloved (and mythologized) poets in the American canon."--provided by
Subject: Young adult literature > Comic books, strips, etc.
Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 > Comic books, strips, etc. > Juvenile literature.
Autobiographical comic books, strips, etc. > Juvenile literature.
Poets, American > 19th century > Biography > Comic books, strips, etc. > Juvenile literature.
Women poets > Biography > Comic books, strips, etc. > Juvenile literature.
Amherst (Mass.) > Biography > Comic books, strips, etc. > Juvenile literature.
Graphic > Nonfiction.
Genre: Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels.

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