Explorations in the Arts

Section 3, Spring 2017, Fridays, 2:10 pm – 5 pm

Morgan Library & Dickinson

Morgan Library & Museum

  • Our visit
    • 225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street: Meet at front entrance at 3:45pm for a 4pm tour
  • Website: http://www.themorgan.org/
    • Read about the exhibition, “I’m Nobody! Who Are You? The Life and Poetry of Emily Dickinson,” here
  • Read NYTimes review of the exhibition here
    • “In the Trumpian sense of the term, she’s the ultimate ‘nasty woman.’ An inspiration. Volcanic. When I start to write about her, I always feel, uh-oh.”
      — poet Susan Howe writing in the catalog for the exhibition
    • “…resistance was her natural mode, and one that grew increasingly pronounced, and eventually acute.”—from the NYTimes article

About Emily Dickinson

  • Read her bio here
  • Read her poems here
  • Read the NYTimes review linked above


  • How should you write about poetry? See this guide.
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