1830 – 1886 A.D.
Emily Dickinson, an American poet, born at Amherst, Mass. She lived a secluded life and published almost nothing during her lifetime.
Her work is unusual in form, filled with original, striking, though, and tender beauty, and some of her poems have found a permanent place in American literature.
Reference: Famous Women; An Outline of Feminine Achievement Through the Ages With Life Stories of Five Hundred Noted Women By Joseph Adelman. Copyright, 1926 by Ellis M. Lonow Company.