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The Poetry of Emily Dickinson

The Poetry of Emily Dickinson

by Emily Dickinson

I find ecstasy in living—the mere sense of living is joy enough.




Works Cited

Reprinted by permission of the publishers and the Trustees of Amherst College from THE POEMS OF EMILY DICKINSON: READING EDITION, Ralph W. Franklin, ed., Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Copyright © 1998, 1999 by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. Copyright © 1951, 1955, 1979, 1983 by the President and Fellows of Harvard College.

Reprinted by permission of the publishers from THE LETTERS OF EMILY DICKINSON, Thomas H. Johnson, ed., Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Copyright © 1958, 1986, The President and Fellows of Harvard College; 1914, 1924, 1932, 1942 by Martha Dickinson Bianchi; 1952 by Alfred Leete Hampson, 1960 by Mary L. Hampson.

Reprinted by permission of the publisher from THE GARDENS OF EMILY DICKINSON by Judith Farr, with Louise Carter, pp. 3–5, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, Copyright © 2004 by the President and Fellows of Harvard College.

Works Consulted

Farr, Judith. The Passion of Emily Dickinson. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1992.

Longsworth, Polly. The World of Emily Dickinson: A Visual Biography. New York: Norton, 1990.

Lundin, Roger. Emily Dickinson and the Art of Belief. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1998.

Sewall, Richard B. The Life of Emily Dickinson. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1998.

Acknowledgments

Writer: Erika Koss for the National Endowment for the Arts

“Emily Dickinson, 1830–1886” and “The Homestead and The Evergreens” used with permission of the Emily Dickinson Museum.

“From The Gardens of Emily Dickinson” by Judith Farr.

The creation of Emily Dickinson educational materials has been made possible, in part, with support from the Poetry Foundation.

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