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This text puts Dickinson in a class with Whitman, Frost, Stevens, Eliot, and Crane. Analyzed are "There's a certain Slant of light," "Because I could not stop for Death," and "Tell all the Truth but tell it slant." Also featured is a comprehensive biography of Emily Dickinson, a user's guide, detailed plot summaries of each novel, extracts from important critical essays, a complete bibliography of Dickinson's works, an index of themes and ideas, and editor's notes and introduction by Harold Bloom. This series, Bloom's Major Poets, is edited by Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of the Humanities, Yale University; Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Professor of English, New York University Graduate School; preeminent literary critic of our time.