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The Ghosts of Emily Dickinson: Hauntings in Popular Culture

Collage Image Credits:

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel. Lady Lillith. 1867, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City.

“Taylor Swift.”Garrabrant, Beth. 2020. 

“I Have Never Seen ‘Volcanoes.’” Dickinson, written by Alena Smith and Rachel Axler, Directed by David Gordon Green, Apple, 2019.

Promotional still from Wild Nights with Emily. Directed by Madeleine Olnek, performances by Molly Shannon, Susan Ziegler, Amy Seimetz, Jackie Monahan, Brett Gelman, Greenwich Entertainment, 2018. 

Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886. Herbarium, circa 1839-1846. 1 volume (66 pages) in green cloth case; 37 cm. MS Am 1118.11, seq. 9, Houghton Library © President and Fellows of Harvard College.

Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886. “I'm Nobody! Who are you?,” circa 1861. Poems: Packet VIII, Fascicle 11. Includes 20 poems, written in ink, ca. 1861. Houghton Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. Image access courtesy of Harvard University’s Emily Dickinson Archive.