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The Poems of Emily Dickinson

Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 (Book - 1999 )
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Emily Dickinson, poet of the interior life, imagined words/swords, hurling barbed syllables/piercing. Nothing about her adult appearance or habitation revealed such a militant soul. Only poems, written quietly in a room of her own, often hand-stitched in small volumes, then hidden in a drawer, revealed her true self. She did not live in time but in universals--an acute, sensitive nature reaching out boldly from self-referral to a wider, imagined world.

Dickinson died without fame; only a few poems were published in her lifetime. Her legacy was later rescued from her desk--an astonishing body of work, much of which has since appeared in piecemeal editions, sometimes with words altered by editors or publishers according to the fashion of the day.

Now Ralph Franklin, the foremost scholar of Dickinson's manuscripts, has prepared an authoritative one-volume edition of all extant poems by Emily Dickinson--1,789 poems in all, the largest number ever assembled. This reading edition derives from his three-volume work, The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Variorum Edition (1998), which contains approximately 2,500 sources for the poems. In this one-volume edition, Franklin offers a single reading of each poem--usually the latest version of the entire poem--rendered with Dickinson's spelling, punctuation, and capitalization intact. The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Reading Edition is a milestone in American literary scholarship and an indispensable addition to the personal library of poetry lovers everywhere.



Baker & Taylor
A complete collection of Emily Dickinson's work offers poetry lovers a full view of her interior life and literary genius

Baker
& Taylor

A complete collection of Emily Dickinson's workall 1,789 extant poemsoffers poetry lovers a full view of her interior life and literary genius.

Authors: Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886
Statement of Responsibility: edited by R.W. Franklin
Title: The poems of Emily Dickinson
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press, c1999
Edition: Reading ed
Characteristics: 692 p. ; 25 cm.
Notes: Includes index
Additional Contributors: Franklin, R. W. - 1937- - (Ralph William),
Alternate Title: Emily Dickinson
LCCN: 99011821
ISBN: 0674676246
0674018249
Branch Call Number: 811 Dickinson
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Jul 06, 2012
  • beadingbritt rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

The depth of emotion you get from Emily's poems is astonishing- you feel her pain and joy as if it's your own.
Of course, if you're getting over a breakup, or if you're lovesick, or just looking for something about the joys and pains of life- this is for you!

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