Open Me Carefully: Emily Dickinson's Intimate Letters to Susan Huntington Dickinson

Open Me Carefully: Emily Dickinson's Intimate Letters to Susan Huntington Dickinson




For the first time, selections from Emily Dickinson's thirty-six year correspondence to her neighbor and sister-in-law, Susan Huntington Dickinson, are compiled in a single volume. Open Me Carefully invites a dramatic new understanding of Emily Dickinson's life and work, overcoming a century of censorship and misinterpretation.

For the millions of readers who love Emily Dickinson's poetry, Open Me Carefully brings new light to the meaning of the poet's life and work. Gone is Emily as lonely spinster; here is Dickinson in her own words, passionate and fully alive.

Title Open Me Carefully: Emily Dickinson's Intimate Letters to Susan Huntington Dickinson
Publisher Paris Press
Language English
Rating 4.28
ISBN 0963818368
ISBN-13 9780963818362
Format Paperback
Pages 362
Publication 1998
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