Last summer, a friend and I made pilgrimage to the home and birthplace of Emily Dickinson in Amherst, Massachusetts. Our guide was an enthusiastic young woman, a college English major and a future scholar.
A recent exhibit, at the Morgan Library and Museum in New York, would be a great place to begin with Emily if you live nearby or plan to visit the City.
Holland Cotter’s review in the NY Times is worth reading.
I’m Nobody! Who are you? Are you – Nobody – too? Then there’s a pair of us! Don’t tell! they’d advertise – you know! How dreary – to be – Somebody! How public – like a Frog – To tell one’s name – the livelong June – To an admiring Bog!