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Emily Dickinson Lexicon

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.

MUSEum

Learn all about Emily's life and times here.

Modern(ish) American Poet

Lots of good stuff on Dickinson can be found here, including info on her dashes and writing habits.

Stuff and More Stuff

Check out some great photos of some of the poet’s possessions.

Video

Xtra Normal

It's a bit weird, but that's why we like it.

Lego Dickinson!

Too much for words

Heavy Hymnal

Wow. Heavy Metal Dickinson.

Audio

Julie Harris reads Dickinson

Audio versions of many poems by the actress, not by the original author of course.

Images

Emily Dickinson

Prim and wide-eyed.

Imges

Ghostly Emily

The quality of the print makes here seem more ghostly than she likely was in real life.

Historical Documents

Examples

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.

Letters to Higginson

Check out Emily's handwritten letters to her mentor and eventual publisher, T. W. Higginson.

Books

Ultimate Collection

This is the best, most current collection of Dickinson’s poetry. Edited by R.W. Franklin

The Life of Emily Dickinson

This is a quality biography of the poet.

White Heat

This is a trendy biography looking into her relationship with Thomas Wentworth Higginson.

Movies & TV

“Beauty Crowds Me”

A short film made in 1998

“I Heard a Fly Buzz When I Died"

Another short film for your viewing pleasure.

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