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The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Variorum Edition

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The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Variorum Edition - Dickinson, Emily, and Franklin, R W (Editor)
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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 desk drawer, revealed her true self. She did not live in time, as did that other great poet of the day, Walt Whitman, but in universals. As she knowingly put it: "There is one thing to be grateful for--that one is one's self and not somebody ...

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The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Variorum Edition 1998, Belknap Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674676220

Variorum edition

Hardcover