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The Complete Poems - Emily Dickinson, Thomas H. Johnson
The Complete Poems
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Though generally overlooked during her lifetime, Emily Dickinson's poetry has achieved acclaim due to her experiments in prosody, her tragic vision and the range of her emotional and intellectual explorations.
Though generally overlooked during her lifetime, Emily Dickinson's poetry has achieved acclaim due to her experiments in prosody, her tragic vision and the range of her emotional and intellectual explorations.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780316184137 (0316184136)
ASIN: 316184136
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 770
Edition language: English
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mattries37315
mattries37315 rated it
2.5 The Collected Poems of Emily Dickinson
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...
Brain Gourmet
Brain Gourmet rated it
5.0 The Collected Poems of Emily Dickinson [Illustrated]
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...
La Mala *the mean girl*
La Mala *the mean girl* rated it
0.0 The Complete Poems
Kindred's Reading Challenge: #4 A poetry collection
Leopard
Leopard rated it
4.0 The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
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...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
5.0 The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
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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