Cover: The Life of Emily Dickinson, from Harvard University PressCover: The Life of Emily Dickinson in PAPERBACK

The Life of Emily Dickinson

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PAPERBACK

$43.50 • £34.95 • €39.00

ISBN 9780674530805

Publication Date: 07/15/1998

Short

924 pages

6 x 9 inches

95 halftones, 2 maps, 1 line illustration

Not for sale in UK & British Commonwealth (except Canada)

The Emily Dickinson Archive makes manuscripts of Dickinson’s poetry, along with transcriptions and annotations from scholarly editions, available in open access—inspiring new scholarship and discourse on this literary icon. Visit EDA »

Winner of the National Book Award, this massively detailed biography throws a light into the study of the brilliant poet. How did Emily Dickinson, from the small window over her desk, come to see a life that included the horror, exaltation and humor that lives her poetry? With abundance and impartiality, Richard B. Sewall shows us not just the poet nor the poetry, but the woman and her life.

Awards & Accolades

  • 1975 National Book Award, Biography Category, National Book Foundation
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