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Publisher Comments:

Of special significance are the "Uncollected and Unpublished Poems (1912-1944)," the third section of the book, written mainly in the 1930s, during H. D.'s supposed "fallow" period. As these pages reveal, she was in fact writing a great deal of important poetry at the time, although publishing only a small part of it. The later, wartime poems in this section form an essential prologue to her magnificent

Review:

This volume of poetry written by Hilda Doolittle before 1945 includes several of her previous books as well as some ``uncollected and unpublished'' work, consisting of poems about Greece and its culture, poems about love and death and a series of simple yet telling conversations between mother and daughter. ``Devotees will welcome this immense volume,'' PW concluded. Publishers Weekly

Synopsis:

A collection of poems by early 20th century poet, H. D.

Synopsis:

 of H. D. brings together all the shorter poems and poetical sequences of Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961) written before 1945. Divided into four parts, this landmark volume, now available as a New Directions Paperbook, includes the complete Collected Poems of 1925 and Red Roses for Bronze (1931). 

About the Author

H.D. (1886-1961) (the pen name of Hilda Doolittle) was born in the Moravian community of Bethlehem, PA in 1886. 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 memoirs. She is perhaps one of the best-known and prolific women poets of the Modernist era. Bryher Ellerman was a novelist and H.D.'s wealthy companion. She financed H.D.'s therapy with Freud.Louis L. Martz's publications included "The Paradise Within: Studies in Vaughan, Traherne, and Milton," "Poet of Exile: a Study of Milton's Poetry" and "Many Gods and Many Voices: the Role of the Prophet in English and American Modernism." He edited "H.D. (Hilda Doolittle), 1886-1961. Collected Poems, 1912-1944."

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811209717
Editor:
Martz, Louis L.
Author:
H
Editor:
Martz, Louis L.
Author:
Martz, Louis L.
Author:
Doolittle, Hilda
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Location:
New York
Subject:
American
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
American poetry
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Collections
Subject:
Poetry, modern
Subject:
Women poets, American
Subject:
Poetry, Modern -- 20th century.
Subject:
Poetry -Anthologies
Subject:
General Poetry
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Series:
New Directions Paperbook
Series Volume:
611
Publication Date:
19860231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
672
Dimensions:
9.12x5.98x1.36 in. 1.97 lbs.

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"Review" by , This volume of poetry written by Hilda Doolittle before 1945 includes several of her previous books as well as some ``uncollected and unpublished'' work, consisting of poems about Greece and its culture, poems about love and death and a series of simple yet telling conversations between mother and daughter. ``Devotees will welcome this immense volume,'' PW concluded.
"Synopsis" by , A collection of poems by early 20th century poet, H. D.
"Synopsis" by ,  of H. D. brings together all the shorter poems and poetical sequences of Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961) written before 1945. Divided into four parts, this landmark volume, now available as a New Directions Paperbook, includes the complete Collected Poems of 1925 and Red Roses for Bronze (1931). 
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