The Folding Cliffs

Scope and Content

Partly printed and typewritten, partly autograph material relating to a piece which Hughes wrote for the cover of Merwin's publication. Material consists of drafts of Hughes's piece; correspondence between Hughes, Merwin and Merwin's publishers; and a copy of the publication. The letter from Merwin and the autograph draft of Hughes's piece for the volume were on his worktable when he died.

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The Folding Cliffs: a Narrative in Verse written by W.S. Merwin was published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York in 1998.