Reprinted For The First Time In Almost A Century, The Single Hound Is The First Volume Of Emily Dickinson S Collected Poems Deceptive In Its Simplicity, Emily Dickinson S Verse Is A Monumental Testament To Her Poetic Genius Encompassing The Entire Gamut Of Emotion And Feeling, Her Poems Are Remarkable For Their Honesty, Often In The Face Of Severe Trials And Tribulations Extraordinary, Too, Is Her Experimental Use Of Structure And Grammar, A Device That Has Led Her To Be Hailed As One Of The Most Creative And Individual Poets Of The 19th Century Emily Dickinson Is One Of America S Leading Experimental Poets Her Work Has Been The Inspiration For A Host Of Feminist Writers. I would have liked a bit less religion and of Dickinson s wit, but this was still a good collection. Most of her writing doesn t click with me, but I can appreciate her poems Didn t take me long to finish I enjoyed the preface. A posthumous collection of poetry from one of America s preeminent female poets This work consists largely of meditations and experimental verse written on scraps of paper However, The Single Hound is inundated with revelation, and also further exposes the immensely reclus
I d give it 2.5 if I could There were a few poems I really loved especially in the first two sections The last couple sections kind of lost me I dunno, I guess Emily Dickinson isn t exactly my thing, but I appreciate what she did here Doesn t take all that long to read this book, so it s
If I could not tell how glad I was,I should not be so glad,But when I cannot make the forceNor mould it into word,I know it is a signThat new dilemma beFrom mathematics further offThan from eternity Undated Dickinson s writing is, as always, impressive but I d prefer to read it with original punctuation, grammar and all Not impressed with the editing, no matter the underlying intentions. This was my first real exposure to Emily Dickinson, and I found it so so While some of her verse is very clever and insightful, there is too much religion in a lot of it for me.
- 170 pages
- The Single Hound: Poems of a Lifetime (Hesperus Classics Series)
- Emily Dickinson
- 13 September 2019 Emily Dickinson