The Collected Poems of Emily Dickinson [Illustrated]
Publish date: April 5th 2011
Publisher: Bentley Loft Classics Books
Pages no: 733
Edition language: English
, Classic Literature
, 19th Century
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...
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...
Kindred's Reading Challenge: #4 A poetry collection
Preamble (to be skipped)I've been reading some poetry reviews by readers who are evidently lovers of prose, not poetry. Here are some ramblings motivated by those reviews. Poetic prose is very admirable; prosodic poetry is not. It is very, very, very difficult to write a good love poem, because ther...
I once decided to read through this list of 100 Significant books--there were only 3 women on that list: Jane Austen, George Eliot, and Emily Dickinson. Many would name her as the greatest women poet, and there are few rivals for the title of best American poet. She's definitely a personal favorite ...
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