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 (do͞o′lĭt′l), Hilda Pen name H.D. 1886-1961.
American poet whose imagist verse was published in works such as Sea Garden (1916) and Helen in Egypt (1961).
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(Biography) Hilda. known as H.D. 1886–1961, US imagist poet and novelist, living in Europe
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Hilda ( “H.D.” ), 1886–1961, U.S. poet.
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The book consists of ten chapters which cover a broad but focused survey of English narrative poetry, and zooms into a selection of narratives from the mainstream canon of Anglophone literature in chronological order, including Shakespeare, Marlowe, Alexander Pope, Wordsworth and Coleridge, Keats, Rossetti, Browning, Hilda Doolittle, Ted Hughes, Jackie Kay, and Bernandine Evaristo.
Scarti che sempre dunque caratterizzano le riscritture a firma di donne, come mostra l'analisi puntuale che Marina Vitale ("Tracce di Elena") dedica al poema Helen in Egypt di Hilda Doolittle. La fascinazione operata dal personaggio mitico, destinata a divenire quasi identificazione psicologica, investe anche Achille, la cui nuova configurazione identitaria raggiunta nel poema nel percorso spirituale compiuto con Elena significa conseguimento dello stato di "New Mortai", nuova umanita a cui l'eroe arriva mediante la liberazione dalla mentalita eroica, da quell'universo di "valori 'virili' di violenza e sopraffazione" (160), che Doolittle vedeva compiersi nelle vicende belliche del Novecento.
In 1920, Williams was sharply criticized by many of his peers (like Hilda Doolittle, Ezra Pound, and Wallace Stevens) when he published one of his most experimental books, "Kora in Hell: Improvisations." Pound called the work "incoherent" and H.D.
Ezra Pound has traditionally been seen as the central figure of the Imagist movement, an early movement of modern Anglo-English poetry, but this study highlights the diversity of Imagist writing, concentrating on less-known authors such as Hilda Doolittle, Amy Lowell, and John Gould Fletcher.
"H.D.," in this context, stands not for high-definition television, but for Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961); that is, H.D.
In between, to name just a few, are Dorothy Parker, Hilda Doolittle, Mark Van Doren, Robinson Jeffers, e.e.
Lowell's first book of poetry was mostly conventional fare, but after reading a poem by HD (Hilda Doolittle), who called herself an "imagiste," Lowell declared herself to be an imagiste as well.