Emily Dickinson


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From: Amherst, Massachusetts

Born: December 10, 1830 in Amherst, Massachusetts, United States

Died: May 15, 1886 in Amherst, Massachusetts, United states

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She write By 1878, Dickinson had written over 1400 poems she write about success is should sing aloud, Indicator, Letters, Daily Republican, Bolts of Melody and leaves of Grass.

She like to write about Some keep the Sabbath going to church, Blazing in gold and quenching in purple, A narrow fellow in the grass and Unrequited Love .

One Inters facts about she be came very influenced by the metaphysical poets of seventeenth century England , as well as her reading of the book of Revelation.Also her being raised and Inpuritan town resulted in her having a Calvinist, orthodox, and conservative approach to Christianity. She sewed some pages together to write her poetry on.

In that year a Dickinson family friend, josiah Gilbert Holland, part-owner with samuel Bowles of the springfield Daily Republican because the founding editor of the influential literary magazine scribe but although he knew many of Dickinson's poems he printed none.The year 1880 also saw the Reverend charles Wads-worth second and last visit to Dickinson , an unexpected one prompted by his feeling that his death was imminent He did indeed die two years later, in march1882, and in November of that year, death finally came to Dickinson's invalid mother.

what she like to write about.

Dickinson was also, however, disgraceful in her way, and she shares with whitman the credit of having widened the scope of modern poetry to take in a range of repressed experiences, including in her own case, female autoeroticism and the passion of women for women. Her life and work remain exemplary because of the way in which, within the social and cultural constraints of her time, she opened up distinctive space for women's creativity and desire.


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