The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson (Illustrated) [NOOK Book]

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*Includes all of Dickinson’s poems
*Illustrated with pictures of Dickinson, her home, and her work.
*Includes a Table of Contents linking to every poem.

Like many writers of her day, Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) was a virtual unknown during her lifetime. After her death, however, when people discovered the incredible amount of poetry that she had written, Dickinson became celebrated as one of America’s greatest poets.

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The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson (Illustrated)

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Overview

*Includes all of Dickinson’s poems
*Illustrated with pictures of Dickinson, her home, and her work.
*Includes a Table of Contents linking to every poem.

Like many writers of her day, Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) was a virtual unknown during her lifetime. After her death, however, when people discovered the incredible amount of poetry that she had written, Dickinson became celebrated as one of America’s greatest poets.

Dickinson was notoriously introverted and mostly lived as a recluse, carrying out her friendships almost entirely by written letters. Her work was just as unique; her poetry is written with short lines, occasionally lacked titles, and often used slant rhyme and unconventional capitalization and punctuation. Only a few of her poems were published in her lifetime, but American schoolchildren across the country read her work today.

This edition of Dickinson’s Complete Poems is specially formatted with a Table of Contents and is illustrated with over a dozen pictures of her.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013582361
  • Publisher: Charles River Editors
  • Publication date: 11/12/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 893,759
  • File size: 2 MB

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  • Posted April 28, 2009

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    The Poems of Emily Dickinson

    This book has all of the poems from the famous poet. If you enjoy her poems than you should definitely buy the book. Her writing style is unique and she allows you to ponder over what she is talking about. Her poetry is ambiguous so you are able to read it without connecting it to her time period.

    7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 22, 2011

    Not suitable for educational purposes

    If u simply want to read emilys poems this is a good book, but if using for educational purposes, it is not. Search engine and menu does not allow you to simply look up and locate a particular poem. It doesnt even give you access to the index of the poems which is the last section of the book. I was very frustrated and disappointed with this book.

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 29, 2011

    Buyer Beware

    Book downloads to about 450 of the 500 pages. B & N support is
    NOT helpful when you just want the whole book you paid for.
    Plenty of employees to sell Nooks - not enough employees to
    support problems like this. On the phone for one hour - they promised to resolve the problem and get back to me in 24 or 48 hours. That was about 5 days ago.

    5 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 16, 2002

    Still the best

    Various collections of Emily Dickinson's sparkling and innovative poetry are available, but this edition by Thomas Johnson remains, hands-down, the best. If you are going to invest in a collection of Dickinson's poetry -- and you should! -- look no further than the unparalleled Johnson edition.

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 10, 2009

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    This is an Awesome Collection

    This is an awesome collection to have in one's own library.

    Everyone should own Emily D. works, along with Ohio Blue Tips by Jeanne E. Clark, The Photos In The Closet by Daniel E. Lopez, and works by Alison Townsend.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 12, 2002

    Emily's Loss of Privacy Our Gain

    Though Emily never did intend for anyone to read her poems -- other than herself -- the book shares everyone of her poems ever written. If you like poetry or the lyrics of Alanis Morrissette you need this book. It's a wonderful collection.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 7, 2011

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    One of the Greats

    If you are an Emily Dickinson enthusiast or general poetry lover, this edition is the one to get.
    Emily Dickinson seems to appeal to a wide range of people, and this is only part of the charm in her surviving work.
    This collection is definitely worth having in your book collection to come back to time and time again.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 7, 2011

    10 STARS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    this is the best book that u can buy. i am a huge emily d. fan and i own lots of her books buf this is my fav.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 18, 2013

    Missing last 50 pages

    Index of first lines stops at A. I would like a refund please.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 19, 2013

    Unorganized and undersupplied

    Emily Dickinson wrote over 1000 poems in her life; this collection and others like it have less than 500. Additionally, I'm used to searching for poems by number (poem 403, 212, 693, etc.), so the organization threw me completely off. At the very least, add a table of contents next time, or include the poem number.

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  • Posted August 11, 2012

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    I got this is a Christmas gift last year, and I could be more de

    I got this is a Christmas gift last year, and I could be more delighted with it! I've been reading the whole thing cover to cover. Her poems are so beautiful, I particularly enjoy the ones about nature. The book itself is very pleasing to the eye, so happy to have this copy!

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  • Posted April 11, 2012

    Highly

    I have always loved the poems of Emily! Now I have it with me always!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 8, 2012

    Melody........bookseller

    it's true, several pages are missing including the index which I really wanted!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 1, 2011

    Bad copy

    It doesnt download all the way.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 17, 2000

    a reviewer

    THIS BOOK IS A GIRLS HARD WORK IN LIFE I HAVE THIS BOOK IT IS VERY GREAT WE HAD A POP QUIZ ON POETRY I STUDIED WITH EMILY DICKINSON'S BOOK AND GOT AN A THANKS EMILY

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 28, 2000

    Surpasses Frost, Cooleridge, Shakespeare

    Emily Dickinson wrote some of the most beautiful poetry in any century. Even Shakespeare's repetitive love sonets don't compare.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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