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Like any critical edition, this book engages with and acknowledges a number of texts, particularly Verses by E.D.W. (i.e., Elizabeth Dickinson West (1875, 1883). The poet was the student and thereafter the second wife of Edward Downden, the inspiration behind his posthumous published collection of lyric poems, A Woman's Reliquary (Cudo Press, 1913). This edition of her work is the only one that gathers in one place all of her original poems, including some manuscript versions of published and unpublished work.
Clemson University Digital Press
Verses 1856-1884, A Critical Edition by Elizabeth Dickinson West, with introduction and notes by Wayne K. Chapman, editor (Clemson, SC: Clemson University Digital Press, 2013), viii+77 pp.