- Houghton Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886. Poems: Packet XXVIII, Fascicle 29. Includes 20 poems, written in ink, dated ca. 1862.
Houghton Library - (150b,c) 'Twas warm - at first - like Us -, J519, Fr614; God is distant - stately Lover -, J357, Fr615
Atlantic Monthly, 143 (February 1929), 183, and FP (1929), 100, with the alternative adopted. Poems (1955), 398-99; CP (1960), 253-54. MB (1981), 674-75, in facsimile. (J519). Franklin Variorum 1998 (F614A).
Christian Register, 70 (2 April 1891), 212, with the revision adopted. The indignant response to this publication, an advance release for Poems (1891), led Mabel Todd to leave the poem out of the volume. Correspondence relating to this appearance is in Bingham, AB (1945), 124-25. Unaware that the poem had been published in the Christian Register, Martha Bianchi included it in FP (1929), 198, as a nine-line stanza, with a note stating, "First four lines only before published in a paper by her niece" (unidentified). Because the appearance in FP (1929) also elicited criticism, Bianchi omitted the poem from the collections she issued thereafter. It was next published in Bingham, AB (1945), 124, from a transcript of A (a tr134, 134a). In the Christian Register, FP (1929), and AB (1945), the revision was adopted. Poems (1955), 284-85; CP (1960), 169-70. MB (1981), 675, in facsimile. (J357). Franklin Variorum 1998 (F615A).
-History from Franklin Variorum 1998
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