Emily Dickinson read by Juliet Stevenson

Choose from the following list of poems written by Emily Dickinson and performed by Juliet Stevenson. Each link will take you to a transcript of the poem and an interpretation by a key figure in English Literature.

My Life had stood  - a Loaded GunThe Soul selects  her own SocietyEmily Dickinson
Because I could  not stop for death 

Further Resources

Emily Dickinson

Biography of Emily Dickinson

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About the poems of Emily Dickinson

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Teachers' notes

Notes and activities for teachers about the poems of Emily Dickinson.