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"If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry." -- Emily Dickinson
Emily Elizabeth Dickinson (December 10, 1830 — May 15, 1886) was an American poet. Born in Amherst, Massachusetts, to a successful family with strong community ties, she lived a mostly introverted and reclusive life. After she studied at the Amherst Academy for seven years in her youth, she spent a short time at Mount Holyoke Female Seminary before returning to her family's house in Amherst. Thought of as an eccentric by the locals, she became known for her penchant for white clothing and her reluctance to greet guests or, later in life, even leave her room. Most of her friendships were therefore carried out by correspondence.

Although Dickinson was a prolific private poet, fewer than a dozen of her nearly eighteen hundred poems were published during her lifetime. The work that was published during her lifetime was usually altered significantly by the publishers to fit the conventional poetic rules of the time. Dickinson's poems are unique for the era in which she wrote; they contain short lines, typically lack titles, and often use slant rhyme as well as unconventional capitalization and punctuation. Many of her poems deal with themes of death and immortality, two recurring topics in letters to her friends.

Although most of her acquaintances were probably aware of Dickinson's writing, it was not until after her death in 1886...when Lavinia, Emily's younger sister, discovered her cache of poems...that the breadth of Dickinson's work became apparent. Her first collection of poetry was published in 1890 by personal acquaintances Thomas Wentworth Higginson and Mabel Loomis Todd, both of whom heavily edited the content. A complete and mostly unaltered collection of her poetry became available for the first time in 1955 when The Poems of Emily Dickinson was published by scholar Thomas H. Johnson. Despite unfavorable reviews and skepticism of her literary prowess during the late 19th and early 20th century, critics now consider Dickinson to be a major American poet.

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Total Books: 300
The Essential Emily Dickinson
2016 - The Essential Emily Dickinson (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780062668875
ISBN-10: 0062668870
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Selected Poems of Emily Dickinson
2016 - The Selected Poems of Emily Dickinson [Classic Thoughts and Thinkers] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780785834519
ISBN-10: 0785834516
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Envelope Poems
2016 - Envelope Poems (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780811225823
ISBN-10: 0811225828
Genres: Arts & Photography, Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction
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Emily Dickinson
2016 - Emily Dickinson [Poetry for Kids] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781633221178
ISBN-10: 1633221172
Genre: Children's Books
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The Collected Poems of Emily Dickinson
2016 - The Collected Poems of Emily Dickinson (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781420953763
ISBN-10: 1420953761
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Poems
2016 - Poems (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781536809503
ISBN-10: 1536809500
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Emily Dickinson's Poems As She Preserved Them
2016 - Emily Dickinson's Poems As She Preserved Them (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780674737969
ISBN-10: 0674737962
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Crafts, Hobbies & Home
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Emily Dickinson Poems
2015 - Emily Dickinson Poems (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780785833048
ISBN-10: 0785833048
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Emily Dickinson  Poetry Collection
2014 - Emily Dickinson Poetry Collection (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781500620851
ISBN-10: 1500620858
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
2013 - The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781494821814
ISBN-10: 1494821818
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Gorgeous Nothings Emily Dickinson's Envelope Poems
2013 - The Gorgeous Nothings Emily Dickinson's Envelope Poems (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780811221757
ISBN-10: 081122175X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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El viento comenzo a mecer la hierba
2013 - El VIento Comenzo a Mecer La Hierba [Spanish and English Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788492683864
ISBN-10: 8492683864
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Three Series Complete
2011 - Three Series Complete (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781466318786
ISBN-10: 1466318783
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Centoquattro poesie Testo inglese a fronte
2011 - Centoquattro Poesie Testo Inglese a Fronte (Other)
ISBN-13: 9788806198787
ISBN-10: 8806198785
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences
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A Spicing of Birds Poems by Emily Dickinson
2010 - A Spicing of Birds Poems By Emily Dickinson [The Driftless Series] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780819570697
ISBN-10: 0819570699
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In Their Cups Poems About Drinking Places Drinks and Drinkers
Poemas a la muerte / Death poems
2010 - Poemas a La Muerte / Death Poems [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788492799190
ISBN-10: 8492799196
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Poems by Emily Dickinson Three Series Complete
2010 - Poems By Emily Dickinson Three Series Complete (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781770453111
ISBN-10: 1770453113
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Letters of Emily Dickinson Volume 1
2010 - Letters of Emily Dickinson Volume 1 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781141962198
ISBN-10: 1141962195
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Poems Third Series
2010 - Poems Third Series (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781141180929
ISBN-10: 1141180928
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Poems of Emily Dickinson
2009 - Poems of Emily Dickinson (Paperback)Paperback, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781151362421
ISBN-10: 1151362425
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2009 - Cartas / Selected Letters [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
2009 - 71 Poemas / 71 Poems [Poesia / Poetry - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2008 - Y Aura-t-il Pour De Vrai Un Matin [French Edition] (Paperback)
2007 - Car L Adieu C Est La Nuit [Poesie/Gallimard - French Edition] (Paperback)
2005 - The Single Hound [Hesperus Classics] (Paperback)Paperback
2005 - Antologia Bilingue / Bilingual Anthology [Literatura/ Literature - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2004 - Collected Poems of Emily Dickinson [Barnes & Noble Classics Series - B&N Classics Hardcover] (Hardcover)Hardcover
2004 - Selected Poems [Collector's Poetry Library] (Hardcover)
2004 - Poemas (Paperback)Paperback
2004 - Amor Infiel/unfaithfull Love [Poesia - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2003 - Poems of Faith [Dover Thrift Editions] (Paperback)
2002 - I'm Nobody Who Are You [Scholastic Classics] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2001 - Favorite Poems [Dover Large Print Classics] (Paperback)
2001 - Emily Dickinson Poems Selected By Ted Hughes [Poet to Poet: An Essential Choice of Classic Verse] (Paperback)
2000 - Emily Dickinson Selected Poems / [introduction by Christopher Moore] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1998 - Poetical Works-dickinson [Wordsworth Collection] (Paperback)
1998 - Greatest American Poetry [Ultimate Classics] (Audio Cassette)
1998 - The Essential Dickinson Vol 25 [Essential Poets New York, N.Y.] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
1997 - Selected Poetry of Emily Dickinson [New York Public Library Collector's Editions] (Hardcover)
1996 - Listen Read Emily Dickinson's Selected Poems [Dover Audio Thrift Classics Series] (Paperback)
1994 - Heaven Below the Heaven Above [Executive Breakthrough Series] (Audio Cassette)
1993 - Dickinson Poems [Everyman's Library Pocket Poets] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1993 - On Love (Other)
1990 - Selected Poems [Dover Thrift Edition] (Paperback)Hardcover
1989 - Pomes (Paperback)
Three Great American Poets [Borders Leatherbound Classics] (Other)
Poems Second Series [Notable American Authors] (Other)
Further Poems [Notable American Authors Series] (Hardcover)
Emily Dickinson's Correspondences [Nineteenth-Century Literature & Culture Collection] (Paperback)
Four American Classics [Shambhala Pocket Classics] (Hardcover)
Posies Compltes [French Edition] (Hardcover)
Liryka [Perlyny svitovoi liryky - Ukrainian Edition] (Other)
60 Poemas [Mitos poesa] (Paperback)
Poemas Seleccion [Textos ingleses - Spanish Edition] (Other)
Poemas - Dickinson [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback