Here's a killer website created by a BYU student. You can look up words that Dickinson uses and find out the definition as used in her time.
Learn all about Emily's life and times here.
Lots of good stuff on Dickinson can be found here, including info on her dashes and writing habits.
Check out some great photos of some of the poet’s possessions.
It's a bit weird, but that's why we like it.
Too much for words
Wow. Heavy Metal Dickinson.
Audio versions of many poems by the actress, not by the original author of course.
Prim and wide-eyed.
The quality of the print makes here seem more ghostly than she likely was in real life.
Here are examples of how Dickinson would write out a final draft and fold it neatly. Click on the images for larger versions and try to make sense of the handwriting, if you can.
Check out Emily's handwritten letters to her mentor and eventual publisher, T. W. Higginson.
This is the best, most current collection of Dickinson’s poetry. Edited by R.W. Franklin
This is a quality biography of the poet.
This is a trendy biography looking into her relationship with Thomas Wentworth Higginson.
A short film made in 1998
Another short film for your viewing pleasure.