Dr. Marcy L. Tanter is Associate Professor of English at Tarleton State University, Stephenville Texas. She received her Ph.D. in English, specializing in 19th Century American Literature from the University of Massachusetts.
2014 0-7734-0071-0 A rare study of the letters and family books of Emily Dickinson from Amherst College and Harvard University libraries revealing Dickinson’s poetic development, through her correspondence and reference to works of British writers and their influence on her work. This work proves her place in the canon of nineteenth-century literature is well-deserved.
2015 1-4955-0315-1 An important and engaging study of the original work and writings of Martha Dickinson Bianchi, the niece of poet Emily Dickinson. This book
establishes Martha as a prolific poet, novelist, essayist and translator. As we approach the 100th anniversary of the Great War, this study will help us to rethink how women experienced that war by identifying a significant woman poet who published during the first two decades of the 20th century but whose work has largely been ignored.