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Written by H. D. in 1930 and only published in a 100-copy edition for friends in 1934, Kora and Ka marked a new level of intensity in the poet's experiments with prose fiction. The two long stories contained in this volume, "Kora and Ka" and "Mira-Mare", are at once profoundly autobiographical yet, through H. D.'s unusual brand of modernist story-telling, pushed beyond personality. The men and women who haunt these tales are wraiths in spiritual exile, wanderers in a Europe still recovering from the devastations of World War I. Her descriptions of the beaches at Monte Carlo are triumphs of vivid detail - bright watercolors set against brooding psychological portraits. In its exploration of the "broken dualities" of self and civilization, Kora and Ka looks forward to H. D.'s masterpieces, Tribute to Freud and Trilogy.

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ISBN:
9780811213172
Introduction:
Spee, Robert
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Introduction by:
Spee, Robert
Introduction:
Spee, Robert
Author:
Doolittle, Hilda
Author:
Spee, Robert
Location:
New York :
Subject:
American
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Copyright:
Series Volume:
v. 3
Publication Date:
19960431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
xv, 9-101 p.
Dimensions:
6.95x4.76x.33 in. .21 lbs.

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