H.D., the life and work of an American poet

by Janice S. Robinson

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin in Boston

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  • Poets, American -- 20th century -- Biography.

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Other titlesHD, the life and work of an American poet.
StatementJanice S. Robinson.
LC ClassificationsPS3507.O726 Z85
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 490 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages490
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ISBN 100395318556
LC Control Number81006900

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Hilda was born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, inand grew up just outside Philadelphia in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, and Alma mater: Bryn Mawr College.

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As Alicia Ostriker said in American Poetry Review, "H.D. by the end of her career became not only the most gifted woman poet of our century, but one of the most original poets—the more I read her the more I think this—in our language." H.D.

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She is known primarily as a poet, but she also wrote novels, memoirs, and essays and did a number of translations from the Greek. Richard Aldington (8 July – 27 July ), born Edward Godfree Aldington, was an English writer and poet, and an early associate of the Imagist was married to the poet Hilda Doolittle (H.D.) from to Aldington's year career included work in poetry, novels, criticism and biography.

He edited The Egoist literary journal and wrote for magazines such as The Times. She rereads Phillis’s story, and, to an extent, rewrites it: the life of the first documented African-American poet is set forth in verse by a Black poet of the twenty-first century.

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H.D. () (the pen name of Hilda Doolittle) was born in the Moravian community of Bethlehem, PA in A major twentieth century poet with “an ear more subtle than Pound’s, Moore’s, or Yeats’s” as Marie Ponsot writes, she was the author of several volumes of poetry, fiction, essays, and s:   I've been thinking about American poetry - and teaching it to university students - for nearly 40 years, and these are the 10 poems that, in my own reading life, have seemed the.

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Always you have been told that work is a curse and labour a misfortune. But I say to you that when you work you fulfil a part of earth’s furthest dream, assigned to you when the dream was born, And in keeping yourself with labour you are in truth loving life, And to love life through labour is to be intimate with life.

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Her father was a professor of astronomy and mathematics at Lehigh University. Her mother belonged to the Moravian brotherhood, a protestant sect that argued for a direct, sensuous perception of God, a belief that finds parallel expression in H.D.'s early imagist poetry.

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For my unconquerable soul. Perhaps no other major modern American poet's work is so deeply and irreducibly conflicted. Pound was at once the impresario of high modernism—promoting the work of those contemporaries he admired, among them H. D., Marianne Moore, and James Joyce; editing T.

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