Letters of Emily Dickinson

Letters of Emily Dickinson

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Only five of Emily Dickinson's poems were published while she lived; today, approximately 1,500 are in print. Dickinson's poetry reflects the power of her contemplative gifts, and her deep sensitivity courses through her correspondence as well. Lovingly compiled by a close friend, this first collection of Dickinson's letters originally appeared in 1894, only eight years after the poet's death. Although she grew reclusive in her later years and seldom saw her many friends, she thought of them often and affectionately, as her missives attest. The small cast of daily characters in Dickinson's little world takes on vivid life in the letters, and her famous wit sparkles from every page.show more

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  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 134.62 x 213.36 x 17.78mm | 1,043.26g
  • Dover Publications Inc.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0486428583
  • 9780486428581
  • 393,693

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INTRODUCTION TO THE FIRST EDITION  I.  To Mrs. A. P. Strong ( 1845-1853) II. To Mr. W. A. Dickinson ( 1847-1854) III.  To Mrs. Cordon L. Ford, Mr. Bowdoin, Mrs. Anthon, and Miss Lavinia Dickinson (1848­-1865)   IV. To Dr. and M,-s. J. C. Holland (1853-1883)  V. To  Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Bowles (1858-1881)  VI. To  the Misses (1859-1885) VII. To Mr. T. W. Higginson (1862-1884) VIII.  To Mr. Perez D. Cowan} Miss Maria Whitney, Mr. Bowles, Mr. F. D. Clark, and Mr. C. H. (1870-1885)  IX. To 1\lr. and Mrs. Jenkins, Mrs. Read, Mrs.A. Stearns, Mrs. Edward Tuckerman, Mrs. Cooper, Mrs. Davis, Mrs. Hills, Mrs. Jame­son, Mr. Emerson, Maggie Maher, l\lr. and Mrs. Montague, Mrs. W. F. Stearns, Mr. J. K. Chicheringy Mrs. Sweetser, Mr. Niles, Mrs. Carmichael, Dr. and Mrs. Field,  X.. To  Holland, "H.H.," Ivliss Hall, Mrs. Crowell, and Mrs. J. C. GreenoHgh (1872-1885) Mrs. Todd, Mrs. Tuckerman, theMisses --,1\Jr. Clarh, and Mrs. Currier    INDEX   ILLUSTRATIONS CHILD PORTRAIT OF EMILY DICKINSON Frontispiece LETTER TO DR. AND MRS. HOLLAND, facsimileshow more

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