Emily Dickinson: Everyman's Poetry

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The best of Emily Dickinson's poems

Emily Dickinson (1830-86) was born in Amherst, Massachusetts, the daughter of a lawyer and politician. Despite receiving a good education she returned home to Amherst, where she spent the rest of her life, writing more than a poem a day until her death. Her refusal to compromise her highly condensed expression, which meant that only a tiny fraction of her work was published in her lifetime, makes her seem startlingly modern today

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About the author

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet. She was born in Amherst, Massachusetts into a prominent family with strong ties to its community. After studying at the Amherst Academy for seven years in her youth, she briefly attended the Mount Holyoke Female Seminary before returning to her family's house in Amherst. She lived much of her life in reclusive isolation.
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Publisher
Weidenfeld & Nicolson
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Published on
Apr 26, 2012
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Pages
112
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ISBN
9781780223179
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Language
English
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Genres
Poetry / General
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