Emily Dickinson: Special Topics

 The Kitchen at The Evergreens

Photo by Jeff Morgan

A glimpse into the kitchen at The Evergreens

This section of the website introduces users to significant topics in Dickinson’s biography. Included here are essays about members of Dickinson's family; important friends (including her dog Carlo); her impressive schooling; her loves of reading and of gardening; domestic life in the Dickinson household; Dickinson's love life; her attitudes toward and experiences with religion, the Civil War, illness, and death; and her iconic white dress.

For general information about researching Emily Dickinson, please see Resources & Bibliography.