Book Review: The Collected Poems Of Emily Dickinson

Edge Induced Cohesion

The Collected Poems Of Emily Dickinson, by Emily Dickinson with introduction and notes by Rachel Wetzsteon

In high school I had to interpret a poem by Emily Dickinson (not included in this volume) as part of my IB education, and since then I have had a fondness for her works but not a great deal of familiarity with her larger body of works aside from those I read at the time.  As is often the case, the sight of seeing an inexpensive collection of her works in a bookstore is generally enough for me to explore my interest in her works.  As a poet myself, I certainly have an interest in reading excellent works of poetry by other writers [1], and this book certainly fits the bill.  This is not to say that I share the author’s perspective but rather that her influence on my own writing is something to…

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My name is James Pate. This blog is about my journey. I read books. I watch movies and TV shows. I go to church. I try to find meaning. And, when I can’t do that, I just talk about stuff that I find interesting. I have degrees in fields of religious studies. I have an M.Phil. in the History of Biblical Interpretation from Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio. I also have an M.A. in Hebrew Bible from Jewish Theological Seminary, an M.Div. from Harvard Divinity School, and a B.A. from DePauw University.
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