Susan Howe on PBS

March 9, 2017

By Nancy Kuhl

The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Poet and scholar Susan Howe discusses “the fundamental mystery” of Emily Dickinson on the PBS New Hour. See related collections at Beinecke Library and Yale’s Manuscripts and Archives Collection linked below.

Beinecke Library

A descriptive list of Howe’s own papers at the Beinecke Library can be seen online here: Susan Howe Papers.

The new Dickinson books featured in the segment are in Orbis, the Yale Library catalog for books:

Envelope Poems / Emily Dickinson; with transcriptions by Marta L. Werner and Jen Bervin

The Gorgeous Nothings / Emily Dickinson; Marta L. Werner, Jen Bervin; with a preface by Susan Howe

The Gorgeous Nothings: Emily Dickinson’s Envelope-Poems / by Jen Bervin, Marta Werner (portfolio edition)

Unique and rare works by Jen Bervin at Beinecke Library


Yale Library Manuscripts and Archives Collection

Millicent Todd Bingham Papers MS 496D

Mabel Loomis Todd Papers MS 496C