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Emily Dickinson

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Emily Dickinson

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American poet Emily Dickinson (1830–86) wrote about 1,800 poems, but 10 or so only were published while she lived. Inspired by hymns and ballads, Dickinson experimented with rhyme, verse, grammar, compressed diction, and voice, as evidenced by the 24 poems collected here for study.


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