Emily Dickinson - It Is Joy To Be With You.

Emily Dickinson - It Is Joy To Be With You.

First edition, limited to 350 hand-numbered copies

Design by Alice Winkler


Emily Dickinson, unrecognized in her own time, is known posthumously for her innovative use of form and syntax. 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. While she was extremely prolific as a poet and regularly enclosed poems in letters to friends, she was not publicly recognized during her lifetime. Upon her death, Dickinson's family discovered forty handbound volumes of nearly 1,800 poems, or "fascicles" as they are sometimes called. Dickinson assembled these booklets by folding and sewing five or six sheets of stationery paper and copying what seem to be the final versions of poems. 

This collection of Emily Dickinson, edited by Claudio Rocchetti, comprises fifty poems, eight letters, and seven fragments.

  • Details

    ​Hardcover bound in green Fedrigoni Imitlin
    Measures 100x160 mm
    120-gram red Endpapers
    Printed on 115 g wood-free, age-resistant Arena Ivory Rough paper
    Sewn book block
    Black ribbon marker and Headbands


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