Emily Dickinson's Selected Poems

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This edition features over 100 of Emily Dickinson's most-loved poems, including The Chariot, I'm nobody who are you?, Hope, and many more. Her poems are unflinchingly honest,... Read more




This edition features over 100 of Emily Dickinson's most-loved poems, including The Chariot, I'm nobody who are you?, Hope, and many more. Her poems are unflinchingly honest, psychologically penetrating, and technically adventurous. The collection is reprinted from authoritative early editions and is available at a modest price.



Dickinson is widely regarded as one of the greatest American poets. Her works have been studied, read and admired by generations of literature enthusiasts and poetry lovers. The heart asks pleasure first, The Snake, A Book, and There's a certain slant of light are some of the featured poems in this edition.



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The heart asks pleasure first

And then excuse from pain;

And then those little anodynes

That deaden suffering;

And then to go to sleep;

And then if it should be

The will of its Inquisitor

The liberty to die.


Generally considered among the greatest American poets, Emily Dickinson has been read, studied, and admired by generations of literature students and poetry lovers. This modestly priced edition presents over 100 of her best-known and most-loved poems, reprinted from authoritative early editions. Unflinchingly honest, psychologically penetrating, and technically adventurous, the poems include such favorites as The Chariot, I taste a liquor never brewed, The Snake, I'm nobody! Who are you?, A Book, There's a certain slant of light, Hope, and many more.



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Subject: Language Arts

Brand: Dover Publications

Publisher Date: 07/01/1990

Author: Emily Dickinson

UPC: 9780486264660