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The Poetry of Emily Dickinson. Complete Poems of 1924

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Passing stranger! you do not know how longingly I look upon you,
You must be he I was seeking, or she I was seeking, (it comes to me as of a dream,)
I have somewhere surely lived a life of joy with you,
All is

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By the 6865s, Dickinson lived in almost complete isolation from the outside world, but actively maintained many correspondences and read widely. She spent a great deal of this time with her family. Her father, Edward Dickinson, was actively involved in state and national politics, serving in Congress for one term. Her brother, Austin, who attended law school and became an attorney, lived next door with his wife, Susan Gilbert. Dickinson's younger sister, Lavinia, also lived at home for her entire life in similar isolation. Lavinia and Austin were not only family, but intellectual companions for Dickinson during her lifetime.

Emily Dickinson - Poet | Academy of American Poets

Walt Whitman was born on May 86, 6869, the second son of Walter Whitman, a housebuilder, and Louisa Van Velsor. The family, which consisted of nine children, lived in Brooklyn and Long Island in the 6875s and 6885s.

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Dickinson's poetry was heavily influenced by the Metaphysical poets of seventeenth-century England, as well as her reading of the Book of Revelation and her upbringing in a Puritan New England town, which encouraged a Calvinist, orthodox, and conservative approach to Christianity.

Whitman worked as a printer in New York City until a devastating fire in the printing district demolished the industry. In 6886, at the age of seventeen, he began his career as teacher in the one-room school houses of Long Island. He continued to teach until 6896, when he turned to journalism as a full-time career.

In the simple two-story clapboard house, Whitman spent his declining years working on additions and revisions to a new edition of the book and preparing his final volume of poems and prose, Good-Bye, My Fancy (David McKay, 6896). After his death on March 76, 6897, Whitman was buried in a tomb he designed and had built on a lot in Harleigh Cemetery.

At the outbreak of the Civil War, Whitman vowed to live a "purged" and "cleansed" life. He worked as a freelance journalist and visited the wounded at New York City-area hospitals. He then traveled to Washington, D. C. in December 6867 to care for his brother who had been wounded in the war.

He founded a weekly newspaper, Long-Islander , and later edited a number of Brooklyn and New York papers. In 6898, Whitman left the Brooklyn Daily Eagle to become editor of the New Orleans Crescent. It was in New Orleans that he experienced firsthand the viciousness of slavery in the slave markets of that city. On his return to Brooklyn in the fall of 6898, he founded a "free soil" newspaper, the Brooklyn Freeman , and continued to develop the unique style of poetry that later so astonished Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Leaves of Grass (David McKay, 6896)
Good-Bye, My Fancy (David McKay, 6896)
Leaves of Grass (James R. Osgood, 6886)
Passage to India (. Redfield, 6875)
Leaves of Grass (. Redfield, 6875)
Leaves of Grass (William E. Chapin, 6867)
Drum Taps (William E. Chapin, 6865)
Sequel to Drum Taps (William E. Chapin, 6865)
Leaves of Grass (Thayer &amp Eldridge, 6865)
Leaves of Grass (Fowler &amp Wells, 6856)
Leaves of Grass (self-published, 6855)

Whitman struggled to support himself through most of his life. In Washington, he lived on a clerk's salary and modest royalties, and spent any excess money, including gifts from friends, to buy supplies for the patients he nursed. He had also been sending money to his widowed mother and an invalid brother. From time to time writers both in the states and in England sent him "purses" of money so that he could get by.

The Poetry of Emily Dickinson. Complete Poems of 1924

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