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    Default Poetry of Emily Dickinson

    I am looking for a reference edition of the selected writing/poems of Emily Dickinson, and the available supply is rather overwhelming...

    Can anyone recommend one? I would prefer a beautiful (i.e. hard cover) over a cheap version.

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    Do you want her poems or her letters? They are usually printed separately. Is this for someone who knows Dickinson's writing already? Is this a gift, or for scholarly study?

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    Default Re: Poetry of Emily Dickinson

    Find a used copy of the Franklin one-volume edition, hard cover. That's the standard now. People use Franklin's numbers.

    I think the standard correspondence is Johnson's. It's probably expensive in the full hard-cover Harvard version. There is a soft-cover selected letters from Johnson's edition.

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    I just realised tonight i never thanked y’all for your input. Thank you. I ultimately chose for the edition of the folio society. Their books are always nice but sometimes crazy expensive, this one wasn’t, and i am quite happy with it:


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