The Collected Poems of Emily Dickinson (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)
By Emily Dickinson
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- Biographies of the authors
- Chronologies of latest old, biographical, and cultural occasions
- Footnotes and endnotes
- Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, performs, work, operas, statuary, and movies encouraged through the paintings
- Comments by means of different recognized authors
- Study inquiries to problem the reader's viewpoints and expectancies
- Bibliographies for additional interpreting
- Indices & Glossaries, while appropriate
All versions are superbly designed and are published to more advantageous standards; a few comprise illustrations of old curiosity. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls jointly a constellation of influences—biographical, ancient, and literary—to increase every one reader's figuring out of those enduring works.
Dickinson’s poetry is striking for its tightly managed emotional and highbrow strength. The longest poem covers lower than pages. but in subject and tone her writing reaches for the chic because it charts the panorama of the human soul. a real innovator, Dickinson experimented freely with traditional rhythm and meter, and sometimes used dashes, off rhymes, and weird metaphors—techniques that strongly prompted smooth poetry. Dickinson’s idiosyncratic variety, together with her deep resonance of idea and her observations approximately existence and loss of life, love and nature, and solitude and society, have firmly verified her as considered one of America’s real poetic geniuses.
Rachel Wetzsteon is Assistant Professor of English at William Paterson collage. She has released books of poems, The different Stars and Home and Away.
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