Emily Dickinson

This year we are studying a selection of poems from Emily Dickinson. The resources listed below are meant to help you navigate her complex oeuvre, but will never replace an attentive and personal reading of each poem.

Emily Dickinson, Poems: les éditions recommandées sont The Complete Poems , ed. Thomas H. Johnson (1970), Faber & Faber, Londres, 2016 (ISBN- 13: 978-0571336173) ; ou Poems selected by Ted Hughes, Collection : Poet to Poet, Faber & Faber, Londres, 2004 (ISBN-13: 978-0571223435).

Sélection des poèmes à étudier :

An awful Tempest mashed the air (n. 198) ; Safe in their Alabaster Chambers ( versions of 1859 and 1861- n.216) ; There’s a certain Slant of light (n. 258) ; I felt a Funeral, in my Brain (n. 280) ; A Clock stopped (n. 287) ; How the old Mountains drip with Sunset (n. 291) ; The Murmur of a Bee (n. 155) ; He fumbles at your Soul (n. 315) ; I’ll tell you how the Sun rose (n. 318) ; After great pain, a formal feeling comes (n. 341) ; I dreaded that first Robin, so (n. 348) ; I went to Heaven (n.374);TheWind–tapped like a tiredMan(n.436);Sweet–safe–Houses (n.457);I died for Beauty–but was scarce(n.449);I heard a Fly buzz– when I died(n.465);A Solemn thing within the Soul (n. 483) ; This World is not Conclusion (n. 501 ) ; It was not Death, for I stood up (n. 510) ; The Soul has Bandaged moments (n. 512) ; I think the Hemlock likes to stand (n. 525) ; The Brain – is wider than the Sky (n. 632) ; One need not be a Chamber – to be Haunted (n. 670) ; Because I could not stop for Death (n. 712) ; Four Trees – upon a solitary Acre (n. 742) ; Bloom upon the Mountain – stated (n. 667) ; My Life had stood – a Loaded Gun (n. 754) ; The Loneliness One dare not sound (n. 777) ; The Crickets sang (n. 1104) ; Like Rain it sounded till it curved (n. 1235) 

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Critical resources:http://www.english.illinois.edu/maps/poets/a_f/dickinson/dickinson.htm