Alternately titled: Unburied Death

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Production Description

Document Title: Unburied Death
Date of composition: 1848
Type of Manuscript: Draft manuscript


Current Location: Duke University Library
Catalog Number: XXI. Eighteen Sonnets

Physical Description

Paper: unlined white notebook paper
Watermark: none
Dimensions of Document: 6 3/8 x 8 1/8 inches


  • Baum, Manuscripts in the Duke University Library, 15

Scholarly Commentary


The title in this manuscript is DGR's, given in 1848. When WMR came to publish the poem after DGR's death, he changed it to “Afterwards”, a most revealing alteration given the associations that must surround the original title.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1
Source File: 14-1848.dukems.rad.xml
Copyright: Special Collection Library, Duke University