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ISBN-10: 081122175X
ISBN-13: 9780811221757
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date: 10/29/2013
Dimensions: 12.09" L, 9.62" W, 1.22" H

The Gorgeous Nothings: Emily Dickinson’s Envelope Poems

Editor: Jen Bervin
Editor: Marta Werner
Preface by: Susan Howe

Hardcover

Price: $49.95

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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.

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The Gorgeous Nothings claims our attention with a new Emily Dickinson. This edition itself is a work of art.–Susan Howe
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Details

ISBN-10: 081122175X
ISBN-13: 9780811221757
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date: 10/29/2013
Dimensions: 12.09" L, 9.62" W, 1.22" H
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