Virtually unknown as a poet in her lifetime, Emily Dickinson (1830-86) is now recognized as one of the most unaccountably strange and marvelous of the world’s great writers. Unique in their form, their psychic urgency, and their uncanny, crystalline power, her poems represent a mind unlike any other to be found in literature.
Selected Poems and Letters of Emily Dickinsonby Emily Dickinson
This Anchor edition includes both poems and letters, as well as the only contemporary description of Emily Dickinson, and is designed for readers who want the best poems and most interesting letters in convenient form. An excellent introduction to the work of a poet whose originality of thought remains unsurpassed in American poetry.
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The book, Selected Poems and Letters of Emily Dickinson will make you imagine more than you have before. It will make you wonder about things you've never thought of! This is a must read book. i think its 343 pages of pure creativity. You'll learn about the hardship of Dickinson's life; death. Now you have the chance to read the best of Emily's poems and letters that kept her in touch with family and frinds. It suprised me that 1 girl wrote so many poems! It might even make you think,'Why didn't I read this before?' Are you a poet? If you are, you will definitly LOVE this book. It doesn't just have poems in it, it has letters too! The letters tell you what being a poet is really about, inthe words of a real poet! If you don't like it after you read a couple lines, a least you got a taste of what Emily Dicinson wrote.