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By Jed Deppman

Emily Dickinson's poetry is deeply philosophical. spotting that traditional language constrained her concept and writing, Dickinson created new poetic varieties to pursue the ethical and highbrow concerns that mattered so much to her. This assortment situates Dickinson in the speedily evolving highbrow tradition of her time and explores the measure to which her groundbreaking poetry expected tendencies in twentieth-century concept. Essays target to elucidate the tips at stake in Dickinson's poems through analyzing them within the context of 1 or extra correct 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 humans make feel of the area - one for whom poetry is part of a lifelong philosophical venture.

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