“Out of sound – Out of sight”

Emily Dickinson and the Poetics of Trauma In a 1998 essay, the Emily Dickinson scholar Robert Weisbuch describes receiving a letter from “[a] former and very fine student.”  In the letter, the student, who has since gone on to become a psychiatrist, wonders whether Dickinson had perhaps suffered sexual abuse as a child.  She basesContinue reading ““Out of sound – Out of sight””