Dickinson

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Dickinson is the first web television series from Apple TV Plus, a period piece about Emily Dickinson with a modern and comedic twist starring Hailee Steinfeld. Created by Alena Smith, the cast includes Jane Krakowski as Mrs. Dickinson, Zosia Mamet as Louisa May Alcott, John Mulaney as Henry David Thoreau, and Wiz Khalifa as Death.

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Emily Dickinson in Film

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In celebration of Emily Dickinson's 184th birthday today, we share this collage of clips from films featuring her famous poems. The video accompanied a talk at the Emily Dickinson Museum with Jerome Charyn, author of the novel The Secret Life of Emily Dickinson (W.W. Norton, 2010) in 2011.

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Protoplasmic Poetry

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Michael McClure, whose poetry Allen Ginsberg described as "a blob of protoplasmic energy," performs one of his poems as well as one by Emily Dickinson in this clip from 2007. McClure's Of Indigo and Saffron: New and Selected Poems, which includes an introduction by the late Leslie Scalapino, is out this month from the University of California Press.

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Probably the Most Disturbing Emily Dickinson Video You'll Ever Watch

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To commemorate the birthday of Emily Dickinson, who was born on December 10, 1830, we offer a video that illustrates the far-reaching influence of the poet's work. This Polish music video, which is based on the Dickinson poem "Much madness is divinest sense," performed by Monika Wierzbicka, and directed by Michal Jaskulski, has been selected for numerous film festival competitions and won several international awards.

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