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By Marty Rhodes Figley

Whilst Emily Dickinson was once given a dog via her father, the 2 have been fast most sensible associates. She named him Carlo, after a puppy in a single of her favourite books, and she or he extremely joyful within the becoming dog’s antics. Carlo, a Newfoundland (and in all likelihood half Saint Bernard), grew to a slightly huge measurement and was once choked with strength. He enjoyed his adventures with Emily. They have been a strange pair—a tiny girl and a wide, galumphing puppy. yet they have been dedicated to each other. Carlo gave Emily self assurance to wander and discover the woods and hills close to her domestic, and he listened to her tales and poems. This touching story—delightfully illustrated through Catherine Stock—gives a brand new perception into the lifetime of the famed reclusive poet of Amherst, Massachusetts. studying of her shut friendship and love for Carlo sheds a brand new mild at the strategies and emotions of a lady believed to be lonely. Carlo is found in a lot of her poetry, and readers research of a girl of allure and wit who enjoyed her consistent spouse.

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The additional citations from Thomas H. Johnson’s The Letters of Emily Dickinson (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1958) and R. W. Franklin’s The Poems of Emily Dickinson (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1998) are given for the reader’s convenience only. p. 5: . . I am all alone. Martha Dickinson Bianchi. Emily Dickinson Face to Face (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1932), p. 193. Harvard: (L 165) Johnson p. 9: You ask of my companions, Hills, sir, and the sundown, and a dog large as myself, that my father bought me.

Bianchi, Martha Dickinson. Emily Dickinson Face to Face. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1932. Dickinson, Emily. The Poems of Emily Dickinson. Edited by R. W. Franklin. 3 vols. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1998. , and Theodora Ward, eds. The Letters of Emily Dickinson. 3 vols. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1958. Habegger, Alfred. My Wars Are Laid Away in Books: The Life of Emily Dickinson New York: Random House, 2001. Leyda, Jay. The Years and Hours of Emily Dickinson. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1960.

26: Carlo died. E. Dickinson Would you instruct me now? Atlantic Monthly LXVIII, October 1891, p. 450. Harvard: (L314) p. 28: ’Twas my one glory— Let it be Remembered I was owned of thee. Emily Dickinson. Bolts of Melody. Eds. Mabel Loomis Todd and Millicent Todd Bingham. (New York: Harper Brothers, 1945), p. 168. Harvard: (F1040) For Martha Ackmann, inspiring teacher and friend—M. R. F. For C. —C. S. Bibliography Allen, Mary Adèle. Around a Village Green. Northampton, MA: The Kraushar Press, 1939.

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