Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson

Born: December 10, 1830

Died: May 15, 1886

Nationality: American

Occupation: Poet

Biography: Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet. Born in Amherst, Massachusetts, 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.

Source/Notes: From a letter she wrote in 1872. As reported in: "Letters of Emily Dickson" (Roberts Brothers, 1894), Volume 1, edited by Mabel Loomis Todd

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Source/Notes: The Poems of Emily Dickinson (1999 edition), Harvard University Press - ISBN: 9780674676244

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Emily Dickinson

“For love is immortality.”

- Emily Dickinson

Source/Notes: Skies in blossom: the nature poetry of Emily Dickinson (1995 edition), Doubleday Books - ISBN: 9780385475952
Source/Notes: The Poems of Emily Dickinson (1999 edition), Harvard University Press - ISBN: 9780674676244