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Emily Dickinson lived as a recluse in Amherst, Massachusetts, dedicating herself to writing a “letter to the world”—the 1,775 poems left unpublished at her death in 1886. Today, Dickinson stands in the front rank of American poets.

—Billy Collins


Dickinson’s idiosyncratic style, along with her deep resonance of thought and her observations about life and death, love and nature, and solitude and society, have firmly established her as one of America’s true poetic geniuses.

—Rachel Wetzsteon




At the heart of this new collection, stands the work that made Dickinson's reputation as one of America's greatest visionary poets: an uncompromising artist who has written with astonishing lucidity about the soul's darkest, most chilling hours.

—Matt Travers





EMILY DICKINSON (1830-1886) was an American poet, and an obsessively private writer. Only seven of her more than 1700 poems were published during her lifetime. She withdrew from most social contact at the age of 23, and thereafter devoted herself, in secret, to writing. Today, she is widely regarded as one of America’s greatest poets



GENRE
Fictie en literatuur
UITGEGEVEN
2013
20 oktober
TAAL
EN
Engels
LENGTE
31
Pagina's
UITGEVER
The Vancouver Day Press
GROOTTE
809
kB

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