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H. D. (Hilda Doolittle) 1886-1961

Works: 831 works in 1,851 publications in 8 languages and 62,015 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Records and correspondence  Fiction  History  Case studies  Drama  Diaries 
Roles: Author, Actor, Other, Translator, Author of introduction, Signer, Composer, Performer, Lyricist, Illustrator, Editor, Dedicatee, Compiler, Costume designer, Honoree, Redactor
Classifications: PS3507.O726, 811.52
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American poetry : the twentieth century by Randall Stewart( 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 H. D( )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The islands by H. D( )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bid me to live, a madrigal by H. D( Book )

32 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,205 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
Trilogy : the walls do not fall, Tribute to the angels, the flowering of the rod by H. D( Book )

45 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,175 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."--Jacket
Helen in Egypt by H. D( Book )

28 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems by H. D( Book )

29 editions published between 1957 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tribute to Freud by H. D( Book )

67 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Hermetic definition by H. D( Book )

24 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Palimpsest by H. D( Book )

13 editions published between 1926 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

23 editions published between 1925 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hedylus by H. D( Book )

19 editions published between 1928 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By Avon River by H. D( Book )

11 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and German and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hippolytus temporizes : a play in three acts by H. D( Book )

16 editions published between 1927 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red roses for bronze by H. D( Book )

17 editions published between 1929 and 1970 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on thought and vision & the wise Sappho by H. D( Book )

12 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."--Jacket
Analyzing Freud : letters of H.D., Bryher, and their circle by H. D( Book )

3 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)."--BOOK JACKET
Sea garden by H. D( Book )

37 editions published between 1916 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ezra Pound and Margaret Cravens : a tragic friendship, 1910-1912 by Ezra Pound( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tendencies in modern American poetry by Amy Lowell( Book )

6 editions published between 1917 and 1919 in English and held by 413 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

D. H. 1886-1961

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

Doolittle , Hilda

Doolittle Hilda 1886-1961

Doorn Helga 1886-1961


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H. D. [a]

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

HD 1886-1961

HD (Hilda Doolittle), 1886-1961

Helforth, John.

Helforth John 1886-1961

Hilda Doolittle

Hill, D. A. 1886-1961

Peters, Rhoda 1886-1961

ドゥリトル, ヒルダ

Bid me to live, a madrigalTrilogy : the walls do not fall, Tribute to the angels, the flowering of the rodHelen in EgyptSelected poemsTribute to FreudHermetic definitionNotes on thought and vision & the wise SapphoAnalyzing Freud : letters of H.D., Bryher, and their circleSea garden