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ISBN: 978-1-58465-674-6

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This is a work of re-visionary reading . . . . The daring of Murray’s quest and the even-handed generosity of her spirit are matched by the vitality of her own prose. Adrienne Rich

Maid as Muse is a rare, wonderful, and stunningly original book . . . . a landmark work. – Peter Quinn

[A] treasure trove . . . . Offering an eclectic mix of scholarly and fictional narrative, photographs, genealogical charts, personal reflections, and even recipes, Murray transports the reader. . . .Recommended. – Choice

Imaginative, informative, and consistently lively. – Vivian Pollak

Perhaps not since Susan Howe‘s My Emily Dickinson has there emerged a book concerning Dickinson that so successfully presents a unique form of literary history, creative and discursive. – Daneen Wardrop

. . . brings us to a new appreciation of who we should thank for the survival of those 1,800 poems. – Reader’s Almanac

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