Unpublished in book form in her lifetime, the poems of Emily Dickinson nonetheless enjoyed an extensive distribution - through her letters. More than one-third of her poems appeared in her letters to family and friends. Emily Dickinson's Correspondences brings these letters together in a single XML-based archive. The initial installment will contain more than 400 letters, covering Emily's correspondence with her sister Susan, with 1,300 letters to follow in future installments. Search by date, genre, manuscript features, linked publications, and full text; Each letter presented with complete transcription and digitized scan of the holograph manuscript; Complete editorial and bibliographical notes; Regular updates to content and functionality; 24/7 online access, with no special hardware or hosting required; This is an opportunity to read the poems as they first appeared, and to examine more deeply than ever the life from which they sprang. "Unpublished in book form during her lifetime, the poems of Emily Dickinson were nonetheless shared with those she trusted most--through her letters. This XML-based archive brings together seventy-four poems and letters from Emily's correspondence with her sister-in-law and primary confidante, Susan Dickinson. Each text is presented with a digitized scan of the holograph manuscript. These images have zoom functionality as well as a special light-box feature that allows users to view and compare constellations of related documents. Users may search by date, genre, manuscript features, and full text. Dating from the 1850s to the end of Dickinson's life, the work collected here shows all the characteristics of the poet's mature art."