'It's coming - the postponeless Creature'
Electrifying poems of isolation, beauty, death and eternity from a reclusive genius and one of America's greatest writers.
One of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics series, to celebrate the first ever Penguin Classic in 1946. Each book gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.
She was a notorious recluse who barely published a word in her lifetime, so a new TV drama reimagining Dickinson as an outgoing ‘millennial hero’ is sure to make poetry snobs scoff. But take a closer look at her work, argues John Self, and the idea is not as ridiculous as it first seems.