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Emily Dickinson PROFILE

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NameEmily Dickinson
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BirthdateDecember 10, 1830
Death DateMay 15, 1886
(died at age 55)
ZodiacSagittarius
BirthplaceAmherst, MA
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A major American poet, she is known for her reclusive lifestyle and her brilliant, posthumously-published poems. Her numerous poems include "A great Hope fell," "A Clock stopped," and "Alone, I cannot be."

Before Fame

She and her sister, Lavinia, attended Amherst Academy shortly after the school opened its doors to female students.

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She wrote close to eighteen hundred poems during her relatively short lifetime. Many of these, including "Because I could not stop for Death," deal with the theme of mortality.

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She was born into a prominent Massachusetts family: her paternal grandfather, Samuel Dickinson, was a founder of Amherst College. Emily Dickinson lived most of her adult life in seclusion and never married.

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She was introduced as a young woman to the works of Transcendentalist author Ralph Waldo Emerson.

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