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H. D. (Hilda Doolittle) 1886-1961

Works: 879 works in 1,786 publications in 3 languages and 60,128 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  History  Fiction  Case studies  Drama  Diaries 
Roles: Actor, Other, Author of introduction, Composer, Lyricist, Illustrator, Signer, Performer, Translator, Editor, Dedicatee, Compiler, Honoree, Redactor, Costume designer
Classifications: PS3507.O726, 811.52
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American poetry : the twentieth century by The Library of America ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,384 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 William Carlos Williams ( )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The islands by H. D ( )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected poems by H. D ( Book )
24 editions published between 1957 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Helen in Egypt by H. D ( Book )
24 editions published between 1960 and 1985 in English and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bid me to live, a madrigal by H. D ( Book )
17 editions published between 1960 and 1984 in English and held by 1,055 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 )
48 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Hermetic definition by H. D ( Book )
19 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Palimpsest by H. D ( Book )
12 editions published between 1926 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trilogy : The walls do not fall, Tribute to the angels, The flowering of the rod by H. D ( Book )
14 editions published between 1973 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collected poems of H.D by H. D ( Book )
19 editions published between 1925 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hedylus by H. D ( Book )
17 editions published between 1928 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hippolytus temporizes : a play in three acts by H. D ( Book )
14 editions published between 1927 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Red roses for bronze by H. D ( Book )
14 editions published between 1929 and 1970 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Notes on thought and vision & The wise Sappho by H. D ( Book )
11 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 487 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."--BOOK JACKET
Analyzing Freud : letters of H.D., Bryher, and their circle by H. D ( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 478 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)."--BOOK JACKET
Trilogy by H. D ( Book )
22 editions published between 1973 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This reissue of the classic Trilogy, by H.D. (Hilda Doolittle, 1886-1961), now includes a new introduction and a large section of referential notes for readers and students, compiled by Professor Aliki Barnstone. As civilian war poetry (written under the shattering impact of World War II), Trilogy's three long poems rank with T. S. Eliot's Four Quartets and Ezra Pound's Pisan Cantos. The first book of the Trilogy, published in the midst of the "fifty thousand incidents" of the London blitz, maintains the hope that though "we have no map;/ possibly we will reach haven,/heaven." Tribute to the Angels describes new life springing from the ruins, and finally, in The Flowering of the Rod - with its epigram, "... pause to give/ thanks that we rise again from death and live" - faith in love and resurrection is realized in lyric and strongly Biblical imagery."--BOOK 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 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sea garden by H. D ( Book )
24 editions published between 1916 and 2010 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tendencies in modern American poetry by Amy Lowell ( Book )
4 editions published in 1917 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a 1917 study of New Poetry a movement created by the welding together of the whole country which the war has brought about." Included are chapters on Edwin Arlington Robinson, Robert Frost, Edgar Lee Masters and Carl Sandburg, as well as the Imagist poets H. D. and John Gould Fletcher, accompanied by selections of their poems and close critical analyses by Lowell
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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
Alton, Delia 1886-1961 Pseudonym
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Doorn, Helga 1886-1961
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Helforth, John.
Helforth, John, 1886-1961
Helforth, John 1886-1961 Pseudonym
Hill, D. A., 1886-1961
Peters, Rhoda, 1886-1961
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