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H. D. (Hilda Doolittle) 1886-1961

Works: 1,139 works in 2,648 publications in 5 languages and 76,919 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Biographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Personal correspondence  Fiction  Case studies  Short stories  Romans à clef  Romance fiction 
Subject Headings: Poets, American 
Roles: Author, Actor, Translator, Other, Author of introduction, Performer, Composer, Signer, Lyricist, Editor, Dedicatee, htt, Narrator, Former owner, Redactor, Artist, Costume designer, Honoree
Classifications: PS3507.O726, 811.52
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Most widely held works by H. D.
American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
Three poems by H. D( )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The islands by H. D( )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helen in Egypt by H. D( Book )

35 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems by H. D( Book )

33 editions published between 1957 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is only now, more than a hundred years after her birth and more than twenty-five years after her death, that H.D. is frequently called a "major artist." The new Selected Poems, the first selection to encompass the rich diversity of H.D.'s poetry, is both confirmation and celebration of her long-overdue inclusion in the modernist canon. With both the general reader and the student in mind, editor Louis L. Martz of Yale University (who also edited H.D.'s Collected Poems 1912-1944) has provided generous examples of H.D.'s work. From her early "Imagist" period, through the "lost" poems of the thirties where H.D. discovered her unique creative voice, to the great prophetic poems of the war years combined in Trilogy, the selection triumphantly concludes with portions of the late sequences Helen in Egypt and Hermetic Definition which focus on rebirth, reconciliation, and the reunion of the divided self" -- Publisher's description
Hermetic definition by H. D( Book )

40 editions published between 1960 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

H. D.'s (Hilda Doolittle, 1884-1961) late poems of search and longing represent the mature achievement of a poet who has come increasingly to be recognized as one of the most important of her generation. The title poem and other long pieces in this collection ("Sagesse" and "Winter Love") were written between 1957 and her death four years later, and are heretofore unpublished, except in fragments. We can see now in proper context her fine ear for the free line, and understand why other poets, such as Denise Levertov, Robert Creeley, and Robert Duncan, find so much to admire in H. D.'s work. As in her earlier books, one level of H.D.'s significant poetic statement derives from her intimate knowledge of and identification with classical Greek and arcane cultures; taken together, these elements make up the poet's own personal myth. Norman Holmes Pearson, H. D's friend and literary executor, has contributed an illuminating foreword to this impressive collection. Publisher's note
Bid me to live, a madrigal by H. D( Book )

22 editions published between 1960 and 1984 in English and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... a thinly disguised roman à clef in which most of the leading members of London's Bloomsbury Group are easily identified: D.H. Lawrence, his wife Frieda, Ezra Pound, English poet Richard Adlington and, in the character of the heroine Julia Ashton, H.D. herself. The time is World War I, the setting is the London of the 1917 air raids, and the theme the disintegration of love, undermined by the distant but ubiquitous war. Julia lives for her husbands brief leaves from the front, only to discover that he has transferred his sexual interest to an earlier mistress, Bella. Into Julia's crumbling, trancelike world enters Frederick, the fiery writer whose scandalous novels on the problems of sexuality no one dares publish. Not until she finally escapes the fog and fever of London for the quiet of Cornwall can Julia discern of face the truth about Frederick, and about herself."--Back cover
Tribute to Freud by H. D( Book )

43 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bringing together Writing on the Wall, composed some ten years after H.D's stay in Vienna, and Advent, a journal she kept at the time of her analysis there, Tribute to Freud offers a rare glimpse into the consulting room of the father of psychoanalysis. It may also be the most intimate of H.D.'s works.Compelled by historical as well as personal crises, the poet worked with Freud during 1933-34. The streets of Vienna were littered with tokens dropped like confetti on the city, stating Hitler gives work. Hitler gives bread. Having endured World War I, she was now gathering her resources to face the second cataclysm she knew was approaching. In analysis, Hilda Doolittle explored her Pennsylvania childhood, her relationship with Ezra Pound (inventory of her nom de plume H.D.), Havelock Ellis, D.H. Lawrence, her ex-husband Richard Aldington, and subsequent companion Winifred Ellerman ( Bryher ), as well as her own creative processes.Freud, regarding H.D. as a student as well as a patient, wads hardly the detached presence one might imagine. Revealed here in the poet's words and in his own letters, which comprise an appendix, is the considerate friend, the charming Viennese gentleman--art collector, dog lover, wit--and the pioneer, always revising his ideas and possessed of an insight that could be terrifying in its force."--Publisher's description
By Avon River by H. D( Book )

13 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in English and German and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

H.D. called By Avon River "the first book that really made me happy." In this annotated edition, Lara Vetter argues that the volume represented a turning point in H.D.'s career, a major shift from lyric poetry to the experimental forms of writing that would dominate her later works. Near the end of World War II, after having remained in London throughout the Blitz, H.D. made a pilgrimage to Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare's birthplace. This experience resulted in a hybrid volume of poetry about The Tempest and prose about Shakespeare and his contemporaries. Featuring a tour-de-force introduction and extensive explanatory notes, this is the first edition of the work to appear since its original publication in 1949. Increasingly after the war, H.D. sought new forms of writing to express her persistent interests in the politics of gender and in issues of nationhood and home. By Avon River was one of her only postwar works to cross over to mainstream audiences, and, as such, is a welcome addition to our understanding of this significant modernist
Hedylus by H. D( Book )

26 editions published between 1928 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Palimpsest by H. D( Book )

21 editions published between 1926 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trilogy : the walls do not fall, Tribute to the angels, the flowering of the rod by H. D( Book )

19 editions published between 1973 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected poems of H.D by H. D( Book )

32 editions published between 1925 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Aldington & H.D. : the early years in letters by Richard Aldington( Book )

16 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Both were pioneers in Modernist literature and participants in the Imagist movement of 1912. H.D.'s early verse established her reputation as a female writer at the forefront of experimental expression. Her work was revealing, often autobiographical and examined her artistic and sexual relationships with both men and women. Richard Aldington was a poet, novelist and translator as well as a biographer who alienated the British establishment with his acerbic Lawrence of Arabia. Drawing on Aldington's and H.D.'s intimate correspondence between 1929 and 1961, Zilboorg explores their personal and professional lives, their friendships, and topics which concerned them both: cultural identity, sexuality, and the role of literature in the modern world. The letters collected together reveal an intimate portrait of one of this century's most fascinating literary couples and it is impossible not to be caught up in the narrative of this complex and moving relationship
Red roses for bronze by H. D( Book )

20 editions published between 1929 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on thought and vision : &, The wise Sappho by H. D( Book )

16 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Notes on Thought and Vision by Imagist poet H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) is an aphoristic meditation on how one works toward an ideal body-mind synthesis; a contemplation of the sources of imagination and the creative process; and a study of gender differences H.D. believed to be inherent in women's and men's consciousness. Here, too, is The Wise Sappho, a lyrical tribute to the great poet of Lesbos, for whom H.D. felt deep personal kinship."--From back cover
Hippolytus temporizes : a play in three acts by H. D( Book )

17 editions published between 1927 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sea garden by H. D( Book )

36 editions published between 1916 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sea Garden is a collection of H.D.'s poetry
Analyzing Freud : letters of H.D., Bryher, and their circle by H. D( Book )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The poet H.D. (1886-1961) underwent psychoanalysis with Sigmund Freud in Vienna during the spring of 1933 and again in the fall of 1934. She visited his famed study at 19 Berggasse daily, while outside Nazi thugs bullied their way through the streets - an early foretaste of the catastrophe of coming war. Freud was old, fragile, and often ill. H.D. was forty-six and despairing of her writing life, which, for all her success, seemed to her to have reached a dead end. Her sessions with Freud proved to be the point of transition, the funnel into which she poured her memories of the past and associations in the present, and from which she emerged reborn." "H. D. came to Freud at the urging of her companion, the novelist Bryher (1894-1983), the daughter of a wealthy British shipping magnate and long a supporter of the internationl psychoanalytical movement." "Although H.D.'s letters to Bryher are at the core of Analyzing Freud, the volume includes a generous selection of Bryher's side of the exchange, as well as sixteen letters by Freud to H.D. and a dozen more to Bryher, most of them published for the first time. In addition, reflecting a larger literary and personal web of associations, the book includes H.D.'s and Bryher's letters to and from Havelock Ellis, Kenneth MacPherson, Robert McAlmon, Ezra Pound, and Anna Freud, among others. Taken together, the 306 letters in Analyzing Freud, introduced and fully annotated by Susan Stanford Friedman, comprise a compelling portrait of a psychoanalysis that amplifies and expands upon H.D.'s formal Tribute to Freud (1974)."--Jacket
Ezra Pound and Margaret Cravens : a tragic friendship, 1910-1912 by Ezra Pound( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Helen in EgyptSelected poemsTribute to FreudBy Avon RiverTrilogy : the walls do not fall, Tribute to the angels, the flowering of the rodNotes on thought and vision : &, The wise SapphoSea gardenAnalyzing Freud : letters of H.D., Bryher, and their circle
Alternative Names
Adlington, Hilda Doolittle

Aldington Doolittle, Hilda 1886-1961

Aldington, Hilda 1886-1961

Aldington Hilda Doolittle

Aldington Hilda Doolittle 1886-1961

Alton, Delia

Alton, Delia 1886-1961

D. H.

D. H. 1886-1961

D., H. (Hilda Doolittle), 1886-1961

Doolittle Aldington, Hilda 1886-1961

Doolittle Hilda

Doolittle Hilda 1886-1961

Doorn Helga 1886-1961

Dūlitla, Hilda, 1886-1961


H.D 1886-1961

H. D. [a]

H.D Amerikaans acteur

H.D. Amerikaans actrice

H.D amerikai költő

H.D amerikansk poet og skodespelar

H.D. amerikansk poet og skuespiller

H.D écrivaine américaine

H.D. (Hilda Doolittle), 1886-1961

H.D. poète américaine

H. D., pseud.

H. D US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin


HD 1886-1961

HD (Hilda Doolittle), 1886-1961

Helforth John

Helforth John 1886-1961

Hilda Doolittle

Hilda Doolittle 1886-1961

Hilda Doolittle americká spisovatelka

Hilda Doolittle amerikansk poet och skådespelare

Hilda Doolittle pemeran perempuan asal Amerika Serikat

Hilda Doolittle poeta merikano

Hilda Doolittle scrittrice e poetessa statunitense

Hill, D. A. 1886-1961

Peters, Rhoda 1886-1961


Дулитл, Хильда


Х. Д. (студија случаја)

הילדה דוליטל

הילדה דוליטל שחקנית אמריקאית

هيلدا دوليتل كاتبة أمريكية

هیلدا دولیتل بازیگر و شاعر آمریکایی

힐다 둘리틀

ドゥリトル, ヒルダ



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