The Essential Emily Dickinson

November 8, 2016|
The Essential Emily Dickinson by Emily Dickinson
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SELECTED AND INTRODUCED BY JOYCE CAROL OATES

Between them, our great visionary poets of the American nineteenth century, Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman, have come to represent the extreme, idiosyncratic poles of the American psyche....

Dickinson never shied away from the great subjects of human suffering, loss, death, even madness, but her perspective was intensely private; like Rainer Maria Rilke and Gerard Manley Hopkins, she is the great poet of inwardness, of the indefinable region of the soul in which we are, in a sense, all alone.

Emily Dickinson was born in Amherst, Massachusetts on December 10, 1830. Although one of America's most acclaimed poets, the bulk of her work was not published until well after her death on May 15, 1886. The few poems published in her lifetime were not received with any great fanfare. After her death, Dickinson's sister Lavinia found o...
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Title:The Essential Emily DickinsonFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:112 pages, 7.12 X 4.5 X 0.28 inShipping dimensions:112 pages, 7.12 X 4.5 X 0.28 inPublished:November 8, 2016Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062668870

ISBN - 13:9780062668875

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