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The Single Hound By Emily Dickinson

The Single Hound
by Emily Dickinson

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Part of Alma Classics new series: 101 Pages, The Single Hound contains some of Dickinson's most original and poignant pieces.
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The Single Hound Summary

The Single Hound by Emily Dickinson

When Emily Dickinson died in 1886, having published only a tiny selection of her verse anonymously in journals and newspapers, she left behind a chest containing almost 1,800 poems written on notebooks and loose sheets. Her family members, starting with her sister Lavinia, began editing and compiling them for publication, and one of the most celebrated collections, The Single Hound, was prepared by her niece Martha Dickinson Bianchi and published in 1914. This volume, containing some of Dickinson's most original and poignant pieces, helped cement her reputation as one of America's most important poets. Sparse and experimental, yet accessible and intimate, the compositions included in The Single Hound provide an ideal introduction to Dickinson's genius.

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The Single Hound Reviews

Emily was my patron saint. -- William Carlos Williams

About Emily Dickinson

Hailing from a prominent and well-to-do Massachusetts family, Emily Dickinson (1830-66) chose to live a reclusive life, and her poetic achievements were only recognized after her death.

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The Single Hound by Emily Dickinson
Emily Dickinson
101 Pages series - Alma Classics
Used - Very Good
Alma Books Ltd
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