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There is no Frigate like a Book

There is no Frigate like a Book

by Emily Dickinson

There is no Frigate like a Book Resources

Websites

Emily Dickinson at Poets.org

Here's a straightforward introduction to Dickinson's life and works from the trusty folks at poets.org.

A Glimpse into the Poet's Life

Here you'll find the Emily Dickinson Museum, which is located in her lifelong home in Amherst, MA.

Video

Glenn Close Reads Emily Dickinson

Here's a lovely reading of this lovely poem by a lovely actress.

Aww…

A young Dickinson fan recites the poem with admirable poise.

"English Guy In Texas"

Here's a rather basic, but helpful analysis of this poem from a helpful fellow who just goes by the above name. Thanks, English Guy!

"Take a look – it's in a book – it's Reading Rainbow!"

Okay, maybe we're just being characteristically over-enthusiastic, but we think there's a marked similarity between Dickinson's poem and a certain classic theme song of the '80s…

Audio

Emily Dickinson at LibriVox

Listen to amateurs reading a number of Dickinson's poems at this awesome website (along with tons of other great works).

Images

Frigates. Are. Awesome.

We just got distracted by browsing the amazing ship paintings to be found at the aptly named ship-paintings.com website.

Behold, the Magnificent Frigate Bird!

Okay, this is pretty far off topic, but this animal is simply too cool to pass up.

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