Emily Dickinson's Correspondences
Correspondence with Susan Dickinson

H 282

JP 317

FP 263


ink, two leaves


watermark/embossment: A, Paris, embossed

16 x 10 cm.

folded in thirds

SH 142. "Sue" inked on verso. Pinholes. All those words are in fact crammed onto last line: when she wants to, she can get all the words she wants to fit. Thus this is another example suggesting that her lineation strategies were not accidental, as Johnson regarded them, but deliberate.

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