Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

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  • Emily Dickinson’s mystifying in-sight

    Larry ZaroffTony ChanPalo Alto, California, United States In “I heard a Fly buzz—when I died—,” Emily Dickinson manifests her mystifying insight into the physiology of the death of vision, going beyond death and living to talk about it (465).1 Remarkably, her poetic vision provides insights into the function of eyesight that parallels what is currently…