Selected Poems by Emily Dickinson

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Read Selected Poems Online Free - Emily Dickinson was born into a prominent New England family. Sociable as a child, she grew increasingly withdrawn, and in later years became known as a recluse.

Only seven of her poems were published during her lifetime. After Emily's death in 1886, her sister Lavinia discovered 1,775 poems bound in small packets tied with thread.

They were first published in 1890, attracting unexpected attention in literary circles. With spare, precise language, Emily Dickinson conveyed a penetrating vision of the natural world and an acute understanding of the most profound human truths.

Title : Selected Poems
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ISBN : 0517206064
Edition Language : English
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Number of Pages : 256 pages


Bookdragon Sean rated it ★★★★★

May 19, 2017

Emily Dickinson is one of my favourite poets; she is the gothic queen of poetry. At times she strongly reminds me of Edgar Allan Poe. Her poems are less macabre than Poe’s and certainly less fantastical, focusing more on human perception of the darkness and the realities of life, but her work is...

Florencia rated it ★★★★★

July 15, 2017

There is no frigate like a book To take us lands away, Nor any coursers like a page Of prancing poetry. This traverse may the poorest take Without oppress of toll; How frugal is the chariot That bears a human soul! She described my needs with beauty and accuracy. That is all I need. A book. And...

Paul rated it ★★★★★

October 29, 2012

1 Because I could not stop for Cops They kindly Stopped for Me The Roadblocks covered all three lanes Perfect Symmetry 2 A narrow Fellow - in the grass With one eyed – snake – and smile You may have met him – did you not The local – paedo – phile 3 I heard a Boy-Band - when I died The Radio - was on And rushi...

Dolors rated it ★★★★★

March 22, 2014

“There is the mosaic, pictogram concentration of ideas into which she codes a volcanic elemental imagination, an apocalyptic vision; there is the tranced suspense and deliberation in her punctuation of dashes, and the riddling, oblique artistic strategies, the Shakespearian texture of the languag...

sweet jane rated it ★★★★☆

December 17, 2016

"We grow up accustomed to the Dark" We grow accustomed to the Dark – When Light is put away – As when the Neighbor holds the Lamp To witness her Goodbye – A Moment - We uncertain step For newness of the night – Then – fit our Vision to the Dark – And meet the Road – erect – And so of larger – Darknesses –...

Matthew rated it ★★★★☆

June 26, 2015

This volume of Dickinson's poetry is selected with an introduction by the poet Billy Collins. The introduction is standard, with Collins establishing biographical details and historical context. Which is interesting, but common knowledge to anyone who has read anything about Dickinson. What makes...

Ana rated it ★★★★☆

September 26, 2017

If melancholy, longing and quiet passion are your game, Emily Dickinson is your girl.

Laila rated it ★★★★★

June 30, 2017

Şiir okumayı özlediğinizi hissettirecek bir eser.

Ahmad rated it ★★★★☆

July 26, 2016

Selected poems, Emily Dickinson عنوان: رویش خاموش گدازه ها: شعرهای امیلی دیکنسون؛ مترجم: محمدرحیم اخوت؛ حمید فرازنده؛ مشخصات نشر: تهران، آگاه، 1388، در 178 و 102 ص، شابک: 9789644162947؛ فارسی انگلیسی؛ از شعرهای برگزیده امیلی دیکنسون

Meric rated it ★★★★★

August 12, 2017

"Kar yağarken geldin Toprak eski haline dönerken gideceksin Karganın tatlı alayı Ve yükselen sesiyle Neşenin Korku içinde geldin Öyle şen bir gidişle gideceksin ki İnsanlar yeniden hayata açılacak Senin derinlerine - " "Bir sözcük ölür, söylendiğinde, Denir - Ben derim ki dünyaya o gün Gelir" Son olarak; "Bi...

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