Synopses & Reviews
"You know the kind of joke that's super-hilarious but also points in some genius way to the whole thing of the universe? Like that."
Perfect for the poetry fan who is short on time, The Emily Dickinson Reader
offers Paul Legaults ingenious and madcap one-line renderings of each of Dickinsons 1,789 poems. Take that familiar chestnut, #314, a la Legault: Hope is kind of like birds. In that I dont have any.” Or the classic hymn, #615: God likes to watch.”
As Dickinson herself said in #769 (basically, via our translator): This dead person used to be a person!”and The Emily Dickinson Reader is here to tell you what that person meant.