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Emily Dickinson Museum reopens with more appeal to contemporary audiences

At the museum, Emily Dickinson's bedroom holds many of the poet's possessions, including her famed white dress. The pillow and coverlet on the bed are from the Apple TV+ show "Dickinson." (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
At the museum, Emily Dickinson's bedroom holds many of the poet's possessions, including her famed white dress. The pillow and coverlet on the bed are from the Apple TV+ show "Dickinson." (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

The Emily Dickinson Museum now includes donated props from an irreverent TV series about the 19th-century poet, intended to appeal to a more contemporary audience.

WBUR’s Andrea Shea reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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