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The author of the book: Emily Dickinson
Language: English
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 967 KB
Edition: L&PM
Date of issue: April 2008
ISBN: 8525415626
ISBN 13: 9788525415622

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"À exceção de Kafka, não lembro de nenhum escritor que tenha expressado o desespero com tanta força e constância quanto Emily Dickinson."
Harold Bloom

Foi somente após a morte de Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) que sua família descobriu os 1.775 poemas que compõem a totalidade da sua obra. Apenas uns poucos haviam sido publicados durante a vida da poeta, em periódicos. Nesta antologia bilíngüe, o leitor terá uma deliciosa amostra das poesias daquela que, juntamente a Walt Whitman, é um dos grandes nomes da lírica norte-americana do século XIX. São poemas ora de indizível leveza, sobre pequenas coisas do dia-a-dia e a fluidez do tempo, ora composições mais pesadas, que tratam da morte e de tensões psicológicas. Dickinson, verdadeiro espírito livre, pensa e expressa estes versos – muitos dos quais inéditos no Brasil – com sua peculiar sensibilidade que transforma em beleza trágica a brevidade da vida.

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Ebook Emily Dickinson: Poemas Escolhidos read Online! 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.

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