The Gorgeous Nothings
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The Gorgeous Nothings : Emily Dickinson's Envelope Poems

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The Gorgeous Nothings the first full-color facsimile edition of Emily Dickinson s manuscripts ever to appear is a deluxe edition of her late writings, presenting this crucially important, experimental late work exactly as she wrote it on scraps of envelopes. A never-before-possible glimpse into the process of one of our most important poets.The book presents all the envelope writings 52 reproduced life-size in full color both front and back, with an accompanying transcription to aid in the reading, allowing us to enjoy this little-known but important body of Dickinson s writing. Envisioned by the artist Jen Bervin and made possible by the extensive research of the Dickinson scholar Marta L. Werner, this book offers a new understanding and appreciation of the genius of Emily Dickinson. "show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 272 pages
  • 299.72 x 322.58 x 50.8mm | 1,791.68g
  • New Directions Publishing Corporation
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 110
  • 081122175X
  • 9780811221757
  • 70,879

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This book is a rare gift for all poetry lovers. --Craig Morgan Teicher"show more