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Emily Dickinson
Birth date: 1830-12-10
Died: 1886-05-15
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Words of a Bibliophile
Words of a Bibliophile rated it 6 years ago
Found this on my shelf one daySo I thought I'd give it a look,I remember wanting to try something newWhen I bought this slim book.Though I enjoy a poetic turn of phraseAs much as the next person,I'm not much of a poetry readerBut at least I can say I've read Dickinson.
mattries37315 rated it 7 years ago
The Collected Poems of Emily Dickinson contains a sizeable sample of the total works of the reclusive poet, who only came to prominence after her death. Containing 593 poems separated into five different themes, roughly a third of her overall productivity, this collection gives the reader a wonderf...
M Sarki
M Sarki rated it 7 years ago
https://msarki.tumblr.com/post/151185260698/poetry-for-kids-emily-dickinson-by-susan-snivelyWonderful to imagine a young child being introduced to poetry by Emily Dickinson herself, or someone almost like her. Emily’s words (or most of them) do sound right but in this illustrated collection that his...
Brain Gourmet
Brain Gourmet rated it 7 years ago
I read Emily Dickinson in translation back at school and remember thinking her poetry was plain.Reading her now, I realise that the plain one was me.This, to me, is poetry in its purest and therefore most powerful form. It is melody, it is painting, it is wisdom. It floats high above and it goes dee...
Julian Meynell's Books
Julian Meynell's Books rated it 8 years ago
Every now and again I read something that is critically acclaimed and I am left absolutely cold by it. I know a lot of people love Dickinson and I know that she was a large influence on Plath who's poetry I really enjoy, but this did nothing for me. Dickinson was a hermit, but why she was so reluc...
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