The Poems of Emily Dickinson

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Harvard University Press, 1 Ιουν 1998 - 1346 σελίδες
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Ralph Franklin has prepared an authoritative one-volume edition of all extant poems of Emily Dickinson - 1.789 poems in all, the largest number ever assembled. This reading edition derives from his three-volume work, 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.
  

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Review: The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Reading Edition

Κριτική χρηστών  - Jeni Enjaian - Goodreads

A review from my old blog... I'm not much of a poetry fam. Sure, good poetry appeals to me and I appreciate good imagery. Dickinson is very good poet. Unfortunately, 1800 poems all read in succession ... Ανάγνωση ολόκληρης της κριτικής

Review: The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Reading Edition

Κριτική χρηστών  - Leslie - Goodreads

This is the version I've read for my most recent Grad school class. I really appreciate the chronological order in which he placed the poems. While many say that order and theme are lost and Dickinson ... Ανάγνωση ολόκληρης της κριτικής

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PUBLISHER S PREFACE
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CHARACTERISTICS
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APPENDIX
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POEMS 11775 i
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BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF RECIPIENTS
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DICKINSON I2o6
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Emily Dickinson was born in Amherst, Massachusetts on December 10, 1830. Although one of America's most acclaimed poets, the bulk of her work was not published until well after her death on May 15, 1886. The few poems published in her lifetime were not received with any great fanfare. After her death, Dickinson's sister Lavinia found over 1,700 poems Emily had written and stashed away in a drawer -- the accumulation of a life's obsession with words. Critics have agreed that Dickinson's poetry was well ahead of its time. Today she is considered one of the best poets of the English language. Except for a year spent at Mount Holyoke Female Seminary in South Hadley, Dickinson spent her entire life in the family home in Amherst, Massachusetts. She never married and began to withdraw from society, eventually becoming a recluse. Dickinson's poetry engages the reader and requires his or her participation. Full of highly charged metaphors, her free verse and choice of words are best understood when read aloud. Dickinson's punctuation and capitalization, not orthodox by Victorian standards and called "spasmodic" by her critics, give greater emphasis to her meanings.

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