Pope's education was affected by the recently enacted Test Actswhich upheld the status of the established Church of England and banned Catholics from teaching, attending a university, voting, or holding public office on pain of perpetual imprisonment. One of them, John Caryll the future dedicatee of The Rape of the Lockwas twenty years older than the poet and had made many acquaintances in the London literary world. He introduced the young Pope to the ageing playwright William Wycherley and to William Walsh, a minor poet, who helped Pope revise his first major work, The Pastorals. He also met the Blount sisters, Teresa and Marthaboth of whom would remain lifelong friends.
After the death of Lord's wife inhis friendship with Dickinson probably became a late-life romance, though as their letters were destroyed, this is surmised. Dickinson looked forward to this day greatly; a surviving fragment of a letter written by her states that "Tuesday is a deeply depressed Day".
Dickinson referred to him as "our latest Lost". Decline and death Although she continued to write in her last years, Dickinson stopped editing and organizing her poems. She also exacted a promise from her sister Lavinia to burn her papers.
Emily Dickinson's tombstone in the family plot The s were a difficult time for the remaining Dickinsons. Irreconcilably alienated from his wife, Austin fell in love in with Mabel Loomis Toddan Amherst College faculty wife who had recently moved to the area. Todd never met Dickinson but was intrigued by her, referring to her as "a lady whom the people call the Myth".
Five weeks later, Dickinson wrote "We were never intimate In the fall ofshe wrote that "The Dyings have been too deep for me, and before I could raise my Heart from one, another has come.
She remained unconscious late into the night and weeks of ill health followed. On November 30,her feebleness and other symptoms were so worrying that Austin canceled a trip to Boston. What is thought to be her last letter was sent to her cousins, Louise and Frances Norcross, and simply read: Austin wrote in his diary that "the day was awful After her younger sister Lavinia discovered the collection of nearly poems, Dickinson's first volume was published four years after her death.
Johnson published Dickinson's Complete Poems in Dickinson's poems were considerably edited and altered from their manuscript versions.
Since Dickinson has remained continuously in print.
They were published anonymously and heavily edited, with conventionalized punctuation and formal titles. Inseveral poems were altered and published in Drum Beat, to raise funds for medical care for Union soldiers in the war.
It was the last poem published during Dickinson's lifetime. Posthumous After Dickinson's death, Lavinia Dickinson kept her promise and burned most of the poet's correspondence. Significantly though, Dickinson had left no instructions about the 40 notebooks and loose sheets gathered in a locked chest.
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