Acts of light, Emily Dickinson poems by Emily Dickinson

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Published by Little, Brown, and Company in Boston .

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  • Dickinson, Emily, -- 1830-1886,
  • American poetry

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A collection of eighty poems by the 19th-century poet accompanied by paintings and drawings

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Statementby Emily Dickinson ; paintings / by Nancy Ekholm Burkert ; appreciation / by Jane Langton
ContributionsBurkert, Nancy Ekholm, Langton, Jane
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LC ClassificationsPS1541 .A62 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination166 p. :
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14965262M
ISBN 100821221752
LC Control Number94079851

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