Books: Memories

Memories of Emily

BOLTS OF MELODY—Emily Dickinson—edited by Mabel Loomis Todd and Millicent Todd Bingham — Harper ($3).

ANCESTORS' BROCADES —Millicent Todd Bingham—Harper ($3.75).

Emily Dickinson died almost 60 years ago, but last week more than 650 of her poems were published for the first time. They are wonderful: some of them are as good as her best. On an old scrap of paper (not large enough, so she had to write around the edges), in her curious hand writing, half-print and half-script, she noted:

The Bobolink

is gone—the

Rowdy of the

meadow—

And no one...

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