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Edward Dowden:
A Critical Edition of the Complete Poetry
A Special Online Edition of The South Carolina Review*
Volume 42, Number 3, Summer 2010

Edited by Wayne K. Chapman

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CONTENTS

Introduction

Part 1--from Poems (based on the 1914 Dent edition)

The Wanderer
The Fountain
In the Galleries
  1. The Apollo Belvedere
  2. The Venus of Melos
  3. Antinous Crowned as Bacchus
  4. Leonardo's "Monna Lisa"
  5. St. Luke Painting the Virgin
On the Heights
"La Révélation par le Désert"
The Morning Star
A Child's Noonday Sleep
In the Garden
  1. The Garden
  2. Visions
  3. An Interior
  4. The Singer
  5. A Summer Moon
  6. A Peach
  7. Early Autumn
  8. Later Autumn
The Heroines By the Sea
  1. The Assumption
  2. The Artist's Waiting
  3. Counsellors
  4. Evening
  5. Joy
  6. Ocean
  7. News for London
Among the Rocks
To a Year
A Song of the New Day
Swallows
Memorials of Travel
  1. Coaching
  2. In a Mountain Pass
  3. The Castle
  4. 'Aισθητιχη φαντασiα
  5. On the Sea-cliff
  6. Ascetic Nature
  7. Relics
  8. On the Pier of Boulogne
  9. Dover
An Autumn Song
Burdens
Song
By the Window
Sunsets
Oasis
Foreign Speech
In the Twilight
The Inner Life
  1. A Disciple
  2. Theists
  3. Seeking God
  4. Darwinism in Morals
  5. Awakening
  6. Fishers
  7. Communion
  8. A Sonnet for the Times
  9. Emmausward
  10. A Farewell
Resting Place
New Hymns for Solitude
  1. I
  2. II
  3. III
  4. IV
  5. V
  6. VI
In the Cathedral Close
First Love
The Secret of the Universe
Beau Rivage Hotel
In a June Night From April to October
  1. Beauty
  2. Two Infinities
  3. The Dawn
  4. The Skylark
  5. The Mill-race
  6. In the Wood
  7. The Pause of Evening
  8. In July
  9. In September
  10. In the Window
  11. An Autumn Morning
Sea Voices
Aboard the "Sea-Swallow"
Sea-sighing
In the Mountains
"The Top of a Hill Called Clear"
The Initiation
Renunciants
Speakers to God
Poesia
Musicians
Miscellaneous Sonnets— Windle-Straws

Part 2—Miscellaneous Poems of Later Dates

At the Oar
The Divining Rod
Salome
Watershed
The Guest
Moriturus
Alone
Fame
Where wert Thou?
A Wish
The Gift
Recovery
If it might be
Winter Noontide
The Pool
The Desire to Give
A Beech-tree in Winter
Judgment
Dürer's "Melancholia
Millet's "The Sower"
At Mullion (Cornwall)
The Winnower to the Winds
Emerson
Sent to an American Shakespeare Society
Nocturne
The Whirligig
Paradise Lost and Found
After Metastasio
The Corn-crake

In the Cathedral
Edgar Allen Poe
Deus Absconditus
Subliminal
Louisa Shore
Flowers from the South of France
To Hester
Unuttered
Imitated from J. Soulary's "Le Fossoyeur"
Imitated from Goethe's "Ganymede"
With a Copy of my "Poems"
Prologue to Maurice Gerothwohl's Version of Vigny's "Chatterton"
A Song
The Drops of Nectar
Amor as Landscape-painter
The Wanderer
"Alexis and Dora"

Part 3—A Woman's Reliquary

Editor's Note on the Copy Text
The Rosary
Song a Shadow
Silence and Speech
A Garden Inclosed
The Well
Afar
Premonitions
Bud and Blossom
The Haven
Manna
Love's Nudity
Miracles
Love's Law
Love's Artistry
Credo quia Impossible
Harvest
A Moment
Grief in Joy
Giving and Taking
The Interpreter
December
"I Will"
Love's Sacrament
Ave Atque Vale
The Resting Place
Impersonal
Babblement
Embayed
The Bowman
Gift on Gift
The Chapel
Exchanges
Surprises
Charity and Knowledge
The Potter's Wheel
The Holy of Holies
Gold Hair
The Pitcher
Turf
Fons Signatus
The Plummet
Community
Indulgences
Love Tokens
Britomart
Love's Chord
Hours and Moments
Old Letters
The Triumph of Love
The Book of Hours
The Couch
Sea-Anemones
Burnet Roses
Spring in Autumn
The Pilgrim
Sunrise
The Lost Dian
Secrets
Clouds
Song and Sunset
Nature's Need
Waking
The Village Well
Blossoms
A Farewell
New Horizons
Past and Present
Poverty and Plenty
Wise Foolishness
Childhood
The Rival
Sixteen Years
Truths and Truth
Madonna
Justice
Liberality
The Wave
Speech a Cloud
The Source
The Violin
Sea-Mews' Cries
The North Wind
The Rapids
The Challenge
Knowledge and Truth
Exchange of Sex
The Stone-Breaker
The New Circe
Discipline
Eventide
Transition
Gloaming
In the Storm
Bethesda
Winnings
Love and Death
The Blessed Ones
Intimate Sorrow
Lachrymatories
Love's Lord
[Epilogue]

Uncollected Verses

Poems Written in Discipleship (II. Of the School of Mr. Tennyson)
        Songs In the Lecture Room
A Reverie

End Matter

Index of Titles
Index of First Lines

Appendices

A. The Dowden Library Sale of 1914
B. Books Selected from Additional Auctions (1913-1916)