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By Jed Deppman

Emily Dickinson's poetry is deeply philosophical. spotting that traditional language constrained her idea and writing, Dickinson created new poetic varieties to pursue the ethical and highbrow matters that mattered so much to her. This assortment situates Dickinson in the swiftly evolving highbrow tradition of her time and explores the measure to which her groundbreaking poetry expected tendencies in twentieth-century suggestion. Essays objective to explain the information at stake in Dickinson's poems via studying them within the context of 1 or extra appropriate philosophers, together with near-contemporaries similar to Nietzsche, Kierkegaard, and Hegel, and later philosophers whose equipment are implied in her poetry, together with Levinas, Sartre, and Heidegger. The Dickinson who emerges is a curious, open-minded interpreter of the way people make feel of the area - one for whom poetry is part of a lifelong philosophical venture.

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