- "Emily Dickinson's
writing is a premeditated immersion in immediacy."
Howe, Susan, "These flames and generosities of the heart: Emily
Dickinson and the illogic of sumptuary values," The
birth-mark: unsettling the wilderness in American literary history,
Hanover, Wesleyan University Press of New England, 1993.
- Taggart, John, "Come
shadow come and pick this shadow up," Songs of degrees:
essays on contemporary poetry and poetics, Tuscaloosa, University
of Alabama Press, 1994. "Donald Francis Tovey [defined] fugue
simply as 'a texture.' For when we look for the root of this new term,
what we find is the Latin textura, 'a
weaving.' [Zukofsky wrote] ' the effect or suggestion
is something like a mirror fugue and the effect is something like a