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Emily Dickinson Poetry

Emily Dickinson 101: Demystifying One of Our Greatest Poets

Poetry Foundation | Posted 08.28.2016 | Home
Poetry Foundation

Emily Dickinson published very few poems in her lifetime, and nearly 1,800 of her poems of were discovered after her death, many of them neatly organized into small, hand-sewn booklets called fascicles.

I'm Nobody! Who Are You?

Barbara Mossberg | Posted 02.09.2012 | Home
Barbara Mossberg

Dickinson knew she was considered a "nobody" and she defiantly took on that identity with panache: "How dreary to be Somebody." Yet she yearned to be famous, to be immortal, to matter utterly to us, to be "great, Someday."

Why Emily Dickinson Is One Author's Hero

The Guardian | Helen Oyeyemi | Posted 08.08.2011 | Home

People came to visit her and left feeling shaken. Often because she refused to see them, but sometimes because she didn't refuse....