The Collected Poems of Emily Dickinson (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)

The Collected Poems of Emily Dickinson (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)

Emily Dickinson

The accrued Poems of Emily Dickinson, by way of Emily Dickinson, is a part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which bargains caliber variations at cheap costs to the scholar and the final reader, together with new scholarship, considerate layout, and pages of conscientiously crafted extras. listed here are a few of the outstanding beneficial properties of Barnes & Noble Classics:
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Born in Amherst, Massachusetts in 1830, Dickinson all started existence as an brisk, outgoing younger girl who excelled as a pupil. besides the fact that, in her mid-twenties she started to develop reclusive, and at last she hardly descended from her room in her father’s residence. She spent such a lot of her time engaged on her poetry, mostly with no encouragement or actual curiosity from her relatives and friends, and died at age fifty-five. just a handful of her 1,775 poems have been released in the course of her lifetime. while her poems ultimately seemed after her dying, readers instantly well-known an artist whose great intensity and stylistic complexities may sooner or later make her the main well known woman poet to jot down within the English language.

Dickinson’s poetry is awesome for its tightly managed emotional and highbrow power. The longest poem covers lower than pages. but in subject and tone her writing reaches for the chic because it charts the panorama of the human soul. a real innovator, Dickinson experimented freely with traditional rhythm and meter, and infrequently used dashes, off rhymes, and strange metaphors—techniques that strongly encouraged glossy poetry. Dickinson’s idiosyncratic sort, with her deep resonance of inspiration and her observations approximately existence and loss of life, love and nature, and solitude and society, have firmly verified her as one among America’s real poetic geniuses.

Includes an index of first lines.

Rachel Wetzsteon is Assistant Professor of English at William Paterson collage. She has released books of poems, The different Stars and Home and Away.

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