Selected Poems & Letters of Emily Dickinson by Emily DickinsonSelected Poems & Letters of Emily Dickinson by Emily Dickinson

Selected Poems & Letters of Emily Dickinson

byEmily Dickinson

Paperback | August 3, 1959

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This Anchor edition includes both poems and letters, as well as the only contemporary description of Emily Dickinson, and is designed for readers who want the best poems and most interesting letters in convenient form. An excellent introduction to the work of a poet whose originality of thought remains unsurpassed in American poetry.
Virtually unknown as a poet in her lifetime, Emily Dickinson (1830-86) is now recognized as one of the most unaccountably strange and marvelous of the world’s great writers. Unique in their form, their psychic urgency, and their uncanny, crystalline power, her poems represent a mind unlike any other to be found in literature.
Title:Selected Poems & Letters of Emily DickinsonFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8.1 × 5.2 × 0.7 inPublished:August 3, 1959Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:038509423X

ISBN - 13:9780385094238


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Emily Dickinson is a name that looms like a full moon over the horizon of American literature. Known for her delicate voice and sparse poems, she left an indelible mark with a keen eye for beauty and a most articulate style. Selected Poems and Letters of Emily Dickinson gathers a career's worth of fascinating letters and piercing poetry. It is an excellent introduction to a poet whose originality of thought remains unsurpassed. Perfect for students and scholars, or even those who have been bitten by a chance reading of her work, this volume is an accurate representation of her work.