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10/12/1830 American poet Emily Dickinson is born

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Finding Emily Dickinson in the power of her poetry

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Emily Dickinson History

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Famous Authors Emily Dickinson Poet 1830 1886

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Before I Got My Eye Put Out - The Poetry of Emily Dickinson: Crash Course English Lit #8

Dickinson was born in Amherst, Massachusetts. After she left the school as a teenager she was living a reclusive life on the family homestead. Her sister Lavinia found her remarkable work and published it after her death. Dickinson wrote over 1,800 poems in her life and is considered one of the most important figures in American literature.
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