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The Gorgeous Nothings

Emily Dickinson's Envelope Poems



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The Gorgeous Nothings - the first full-color facsimile edition of Emily Dickinson's manuscripts ever to appear - is a deluxe edition of her late writings, presenting this crucially important, experimental late work exactly as she wrote it on scraps of envelopes. A never-before-possible glimpse into the process of one of our most important poets.The book presents all the envelope writings - 52 - reproduced life-size in full color both front and back, with an accompanying transcription to aid in the reading, allowing us to enjoy this little-known but important body of Dickinson's writing. Envisioned by the artist Jen Bervin and made possible by the extensive research of the Dickinson scholar Marta L. Werner, this book offers a new understanding and appreciation of the genius of Emily Dickinson.

Product code: 9780811221757

ISBN 9780811221757
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H310xW244xS33
No. Of Pages 272
Publisher New Directions Publishing Corporation
On Sale Date 20/09/2013
The Gorgeous Nothings is a pivotal book: the first full-color publication of Emily Dickinson's complete envelope writings in facsimile from her visually stunning manuscripts, here in a deluxe, large-scale edition