Selected Poems

Selected Poems Wonderful selection of this great poet s greatest most popular poems Includes There s a certain slant of light Because I could not stop for death It was not death for I stood up

  • Title: Selected Poems
  • Author: Emily Dickinson
  • ISBN: 9780517206065
  • Page: 284
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Wonderful selection of this great poet s greatest, most popular poems Includes There s a certain slant of light, Because I could not stop for death, It was not death for I stood up.

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  • Emily Dickinson

    Emily Dickinson was an American poet who, despite the fact that less than a dozen of her nearly eighteen hundred poems were published during her lifetime, is widely considered one of the most original and influential poets of the 19th century.Dickinson was born to a successful family with strong community ties, she lived a mostly introverted and reclusive life After she studied at the Amherst Academy for seven years in her youth, she spent a short time at Mount Holyoke Female Seminary before returning to her family s house in Amherst Thought of as an eccentric by the locals, she became known for her penchant for white clothing and her reluctance to greet guests or, later in life, even leave her room Most of her friendships were therefore carried out by correspondence.Although Dickinson was a prolific private poet, fewer than a dozen of her nearly eighteen hundred poems were published during her lifetime.The work that was published during her lifetime was usually altered significantly by the publishers to fit the conventional poetic rules of the time Dickinson s poems are unique for the era in which she wrote they contain short lines, typically lack titles, and often use slant rhyme as well as unconventional capitalization and punctuation.Many of her poems deal with themes of death and immortality, two recurring topics in letters to her friends.Although most of her acquaintances were probably aware of Dickinson s writing, it was not until after her death in 1886 when Lavinia, Emily s younger sister, discovered her cache of poems that the breadth of Dickinson s work became apparent Her first collection of poetry was published in 1890 by personal acquaintances Thomas Wentworth Higginson and Mabel Loomis Todd, both of whom heavily edited the content A complete and mostly unaltered collection of her poetry became available for the first time in 1955 when The Poems of Emily Dickinson was published by scholar Thomas H Johnson Despite unfavorable reviews and skepticism of her literary prowess during the late 19th and early 20th century, critics now consider Dickinson to be a major American poet.For information, please see answers topic emily di


  • 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 undoubtedly on par with his in the vein of dark romanticism. There’s just something exceedingly morose about the way in which she writes. She was terribly depressed for much of her life, and such a p [...]

  • 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 coffee. And maybe something to eat. But mostly a book.Last weekend (weekends; the only time I can read like a maniac and write some things), I put on hold all my currently-reading books and dedicated myse [...]

  • 1Because I could not stop for CopsThey kindly Stopped for MeThe Roadblocks covered all three lanesPerfect Symmetry2A narrow Fellow - in the grassWith one eyed – snake – and smileYou may have met him – did you notThe local – paedo – phile3I heard a Boy-Band - when I diedThe Radio - was onAnd rushing so - to switch it OffAnd catching - my left ThumbAnd dancing round in - Painful JigAnd - tripping on a clodSuch - Banal invitation - toThe Vestibule of God4Hope is a thing with feathersThat [...]

  • “A Book”There is no frigate like a bookTo take us lands away,Nor any coursers like a pageOf prancing poetry.This traverse may be the poorest takeWithout oppress of toll;How frugal is the chariotThat bears the human soul!

  • “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 language, solid with metaphor, saturated with homeliest imagery and experience; and everywhere there is the teeming carnival of world-life”Introduction by Ted Hughes in Selected Poems by Emily Dickinson. I [...]

  • Selected poems, Emily Dickinsonتاریخ نخستین خوانش: بیست و هفتم ماه جولای سال 2010 میلادیعنوان: 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 - قرن 19 ما. شربیا [...]

  • We never know how high we aretill we are called to rise;//Because that fearing is so longHad almost made it dear.

  • EMILY DICKINSON: Although very little is known about her life, she is still by name alone, one of the most well-known American poets to have ever lived. All of Ms. Dickinson's poems have the ability to move, provoke and delight any reader; however, these two poems tugged at my heartstrings the most:The Soul's Storm struck me every day The lightning was as newAs if the cloud that instant slit And let the fire through.It burned me in the night, It blistered in my dream;It sickened, fresh upon my s [...]

  • This miniature book contains 65 selected poems written by Emily Dickinson between the years 1858 and 1865. Emily, an educated American woman from Amherst, Massachusetts lived an eccentric, reclusive life only anonymously publishing less than a dozen of the 1,175 poems she authored. The body of her work was discovered upon her death.The themes in this selection feature a deep sense of time, reflections on life, her surroundings, sorrow, spirit, a recurrent pondering of nature, mortality, occasion [...]

  • One need not be a Chamber - to be HauntedOne need not be a House -The Brain has Corridors - surpassingMaterial Place -

  • 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 the introduction interesting is Collins's perspective on Dickinson's "letters to the world": his admiration for her use of metaphor, her figure of speech that he likens to "a kind of New England surreal [...]

  • "Kar yağarken geldinToprak eski haline dönerken gideceksinKarganın tatlı alayıVe yükselen sesiyle NeşeninKorku içinde geldinÖyle şen bir gidişle gideceksin kiİnsanlar yeniden hayata açılacakSenin derinlerine - ""Bir sözcük ölür, söylendiğinde,Denir -Ben derim ki dünyaya o gün Gelir"Son olarak;"Bir orkide yüreği taşıyana -Bataklıklar pembedir Haziranla."Şairin 1854 yılından başlayarak, 1881 yılına kadar yazmış olduğu, son bölümdeki şiirlerininse tam tarihler [...]

  • I can’t decide between two or three stars for this one. I guess this isn’t really my kind of poetry, but I don’t really read a lot of poetry in the first place. Some of the poems I didn’t have the energy to interpret, others came easier, and a couple amused me. The cover was my favorite part because it’s so beautiful. 😆

  • Sendo bem sincera, eu entendo 0 de poesia. Mas os poemas da Emily Dickinson tem uma atmosfera tão própria que ficam dias ecoando na cabeça.

  • My first reading of Emily Dickinson is not actually in this collection selected by Ted Hughes. They were love poems called Wild Nights! Wild Nights! and I cannot live with you. I knew then that this poet is going to be one of my favorites. The imagery she paints is just too unique and original that reading them over and over again can produce different meanings for the reader. In this collection, Ted Hughes, also a notable poet, not least because he was married to Sylvia Plath, selected 40-plus [...]

  • I especially love the one that sounds like a rap:The Wind didn't come from the Orchard — today —Further than that —Nor stop to play with the Hay —Nor threaten a Hat —He's a transitive fellow — very —Rely on that —If He leave a Bur at the doorWe know He has climbed a Fir —But the Fir is Where — Declare —Were you ever there?If He brings Odors of Clovers —And that is His business — not Ours —Then He has been with the Mowers —Whetting away the HoursTo sweet pauses of Ha [...]

  • I love poetry, though I wonder sometimes whether I love the idea of poetry more than the thing itself. Of course that's not entirely true because give me a deep poem and I will always admire you (and maybe fall a little bit in love, too). Still. I don't read it often.I say this because I don't feel qualified to rate this selection. I read somewhere that for those who read/love/know Dickinson, the lack of her characteristic punctuation and capitalisation is a drawback in this edition. Understanda [...]

  • Os poemas de Dickinson estão entre os mais tristes que já li, as imagens líricas que ela forma de maneira simples e minimalistas são carregadas de uma melancolia sem fim, dentre os melhores traduzidos desta edição felizmente bilingue está este:"Para as assombrações, desnecessária é a alcova,Desnecessária, a casa -O cérebro tem corredores que superamOs espaços materiais.Mais seguro é encontrar à meia-noiteUm fantasma,Que enfrentar, internamente,Aquele hóspede pálido.Mais seguro [...]

  • En palabras de Laura Freixas, Emily Dickinson es una genia con habitación propia. Completamente de acuerdo.Aquí podéis escuchar la conferencia entera que le dedica Freixas: youtube/watch?v=6D-4r Dos poemas:1355The Mind lives on the HeartLike any Parasite —If that is full of MeatThe Mind is fat.But if the Heart omitEmaciate the Wit —The Aliment of itSo absolute.449I died for Beauty-but was scarceAdjusted in the tombWhen One who died for Truth, was lainIn an adjoing Room-He questioned softl [...]

  • Em honra de seu aniversário. Já tinha lido a edição da L&PM, reli esta porque Dickinson nunca é demais, tenho mais uma edição de sua poesia completa que lerei ano que vem porque a beleza que essa mulher traz é infinita e quem está dando nota baixa pra ela não a merece.

  • The Forgotten GraveAfter a hundred yearsNobody knows the place, - Agony, that enacted there,Motionless as peace. Weeds triumphant ranged,Strangers strolled and spelledAt the lone orthographyOf the elder dead.Winds of summer fieldsRecollect the way, -Instinct picking up the key Dropped by memory." This is my first Emily Dickinson book and what I thought to be a tranquil reading soon became a complex and dense experience. Before long I could see why she was one of the most important poets of the n [...]

  • My first reading of Dickinson's poetry and I LOVED them. This collection includes over 100 of her poetry obviously the best. At first glance the book and poems seemed so simple and easy to read so I picked it up to read in my spare time (if I ever get any) but it ended up stealing the time I wanted to spend on other books. There is a rich suggestiveness in her poems which generates a range of meanings, and they make you stop and think because every poem seems has more than one meaning. I see the [...]

  • The Martyr PoetsThe Martyr Poets — did not tell — But wrought their Pang in syllable — That when their mortal name be numb — Their mortal fate — encourage Some — The Martyr Painters — never spoke — Bequeathing — rather — to their WorkThat when their conscious fingers cease — Some seek in Art — the Art of Peace —

  • Ein Gedicht schöner als das andere. Emily Dickinson hat mit ihren Worten nicht nur unzählige Gefühle sondern auch die Schönheit der Natur eingefangen. Sie ist zweifellos eine meiner liebsten Dichterinnen.

  • I loved this. I love short poems and Emily - we're on a first name basis - is queen of the short form. I adored more than half the poems in this 100 poem collection. I'm pretty sure Emily and I would have gotten along, especially ten years ago when I was a goth and writing poetry every day!

  • This is a good selection of poems, but the big drawback is that Dickinson's unusual punctuation has been smoothed out and most of her characteristic dashes have been removed.

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