Emily Dickinson era was known as the Romantic Period. She is one of the treasured poet of all generation, Thou she was not well received in her living days; But till date and for the coming age of poet lover, She will be the example for a woman poet of 18 th century;
Even though she was influenced by some of the ideals of Romanticism, is most commonly known as a writer from the Realist era. However, her writing embodies the defining characteristics that are identified with each of these periods. For seven years, she created 40 booklets, and altogether, they contained 800 poems.
Her life with her siblings, She became closely attached to her brother, Austin, and sister, Lavinia. Never marrying, the two sisters remained at home, and when their brother married, he and his wife established their own household next door. The highly distinct and even eccentric personalities developed by the three siblings seem to have mandated strict limits to their intimacy. “If we had come up for the first time from two wells,”
Emily once said of Lavinia, “her astonishment would not be greater at some things I say.” Only after the poet’s death did Lavinia and Austin realize how dedicated she was to her art.