Emily Dickinson Rage, and Other News


On the Shelf


  • The Emily Dickinson Archive, providing digital access to the poet’s surviving ephemera, is live.
  • And has sparked all kinds of scholarly infighting! “They have the furniture, we have the daguerreotype; they have the herbarium, we have the hair,” says one archivist.
  • “Obviously we’re honored we’ve been chosen to do this but, at the same time, we’re also intimidated because it’s a huge responsibility to live up to the memory we had as young readers of Asterix.” On taking on the Gaul reboot.
  • Speaking of pressure, will rabid fans be any happier with the latest casting choice for Fifty Shades of Grey?