Classic Poetry: Emily Dickinson

Classic Poetry: Emily Dickinson

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by Emily Dickinson
     
 

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The work that was published during her lifetime was usually altered significantly by the publishers to fit the conventional poetic rules of the time. Dickinson's poems are unique for the era in which she wrote; they contain short lines, typically lack titles, and often use slant rhyme as well as unconventional capitalization and punctuation.[3] Many of her poems deal…  See more details below

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The work that was published during her lifetime was usually altered significantly by the publishers to fit the conventional poetic rules of the time. Dickinson's poems are unique for the era in which she wrote; they contain short lines, typically lack titles, and often use slant rhyme as well as unconventional capitalization and punctuation.[3] Many of her poems deal with themes of death and immortality, two recurring topics in letters to her friends.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940015717594
Publisher:
Unforgotten Classics
Publication date:
08/08/2015
Series:
Unforgotten Classics , #1
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
962,732
File size:
312 KB

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Emily Elizabeth Dickinson (December 10, 1830 – May 15, 1886)

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