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Eberwein, Jane Donahue

Jane Donahue Eberwein
Department of English
Oakland University
Rochester, MI 48309-4401


An Emily Dickinson Encyclopedia. Greenwood Press, 1998.

Dickinson: Strategies of Limitation. University of Massachusetts Press, 1985.

Early American Poetry: Selections from Anne Bradstreet, Edward Taylor, Timothy Dwight, Philip Freneau, and William Cullen Bryant. Editor. University of Wisconsin Press, 1978.

"Dickinson's Local, Global, and Cosmic Perspectives." The Emily Dickinson Handbook. Roland Hagenbüchle, Cristanne Miller, and Gudrun Grabher. University of Massachusetts Press, Forthcoming.

"'Graphicer for Grace':Emily Dickinson's Calvinist Language." Studies in Puritan American Spirituality 1 (1990): 170-201.

"Introducing a Religious Poet: The 1890 Poems by Emily Dickinson." Christianity and Literature 39 (1990):241-6

"Emily Dickinson and the Calvinist Sacramental Tradition." ESQ: A Journal of the American Renaissance 34 (1987), 67-81. Repr. Emily Dickinson: A Collection of Critical Essays. Ed. Judith Farr (Prentice Hall, 1995).

Numerous articles, book chapters, and reviews, including Dickinson entries for American National Biography (Oxford, forthcoming) and A Biographical Dictionary of Transcendentalism. Ed. Wesley Mott (Greenwood, 1996).

Work in Progress

A study of American narrative poetry from Bradstreet through Longfellow

Research Interests

Emily Dickinson
Anne Bradstreet
American poetry
Puritan influences