1. Hughes, T. ‘Collecting Sylvia plath’, Winter Pollen, p.172.

2.“Plath crossed out the word ‘Mum” in her first version of the title, ‘Mum:Medusa’(‘Medusa’ MSS, folder 1, sheet 1.)”. De Nervaux, L. ‘The Freudian Muse: Psychoanalysis and the Problems of Self-Revelation in Sylvia Plath’s “Daddy” and “Medusa”’, E-rea, 5.1, 2007. p.18.

3. Hughes, T. ‘Publishing Sylvia Plath’, Winter Pollen, p.165.

4. Hughes, T. ‘Collecting Sylvia Plath’, Winter Pollen, p.172.

5. Brain, T. ‘Unstable Manuscripts: The Indeterminacy of the Plath Canon’, in Helle, A. (ed.) The Unraveling Archive: Essays on Sylvia Plath, University of Michigan Press, 2007. pp.17-37. My thanks to Carol Bere, a Hughes scholar with extensive knowledge of Plath scholarship, for alerting me to this paper, which she rightly calls “provocative”.

6. Hughes, T, ‘Sylvia Plath and her Journals’, Winter Pollen, pp. 180-190.

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