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01/17/2013 07:34 am ET

Emily Dickinson: The Amherst Poet Scrawled Her Poems On These Scraps Of Paper.

These scraps of paper, carrying shards of poems and prose, give us glimpses of Emily Dickinson’s creative process during the latter years of her life. Amherst College holds many of what Dickinson scholars call “fragments.” (Their collection, which contains of letters and manuscript drafts alongside these fragments, has recently been digitized and is fully accessible to the public. Log in as “Guest.”)

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