Originally published in 1980 and nominated for a National Book Award, Acts of Light includes Dickinson's best-loved poems as well as an extensive essay on the poet's life in Amherst, Massachusetts. Color paintings.Originally published in 1980 and nominated for a National Book Award, Acts of Light includes Dickinson's best-loved poems as well as an extensive essay on the poet's life in Amherst, Massachusetts. Color paintings.Read Less
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Whether you are familiar with Emily Dickinson's poetry, or a newcomer. this beautiful book---with an insightful introduction by the brilliant Jane Langton, author of the Homer Kelly mysteries, and exquisite illustrations by the inimitable Nancy Ekholm Burkert, this is a wonderfu---even essenital--book to own for lovers of poetry and art. Eighty of E.D. s greatest poems are included, plus biographical details and in-depth explorations of the poems and what makes them so important. Why E.D. is rightfully regarded as one of the seminal Americann poets. and one of the greatest women poets of all time.
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