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Dickinson, Emily

(Encyclopedia) Dickinson, Emily, 1830–86, American poet, b. Amherst, Mass. She is widely considered one of the greatest poets in American literature. Her unique, gemlike lyrics are…

Eden, Emily

(Encyclopedia) Eden, Emily, 1797–1869, English novelist. She went with her brother George, Lord Auckland, to India when he was governor-general (1836–42). Her two novels, The Semi-…

Dickinson

(Encyclopedia) Dickinson, city (1990 pop. 16,097), seat of Stark co., SW N.Dak., on the Heart River; inc. 1919. It is a processing and shipping center for a livestock, dairy, and wheat…

Emily Dickinson

Called "The Belle of Amherst," Emily Dickinson is considered one of America's best 19th century poets Emily Dickinson lived quietly in Amherst, Massachusetts and wrote poetry for most of her adult…

Dickinson College

(Encyclopedia) Dickinson College, at Carlisle, Pa.; coeducational; Methodist; founded 1773 as The Grammar School, chartered and opened as Dickinson College 1783. Chartered as a college…

Poems of Emily Dickinson

Poems by Emily Dickinson Poems of Emily Dickinson (Published 1890–1896) Emily Dickinson was, in her lifetime, a little known and little published poet; what works Dickinson did see published were…

Emily Dickinson House

Emily Dickinson House Amherst, Massachusetts Poet Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) was born in this house and lived most of her life there, rarely leaving its beautiful grounds. After Dickinson's…

Dickinson, Preston

(Encyclopedia) Dickinson, Preston, 1891–1930, American painter, b. New York City. In New York he studied at the Art Students League. From 1910 to 1915 he traveled in Europe, returning…

Fairleigh Dickinson University

(Encyclopedia) Fairleigh Dickinson University, at Florham-Madison and Teaneck-Hackensack, N.J.; coeducational; incorporated and opened 1942 as a junior college, became a four-year…

Post, Emily Price

(Encyclopedia) Post, Emily Price, 1872–1960, American authority on etiquette, b. Baltimore. Born into a wealthy family, Post began her literary career as a novelist. Her best-known book…