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Hermetic Definition [PDF / EPUB] Hermetic Definition 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 H D’s Hilda Doolittle 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in this collection Sagesse and Winter Love were written between and her death four years later and are heretofore unpublished except in fragments We can see now in proper context her fine ear for the free line and understand why other poets such as Denise Levertov Robert Creeley and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 HD’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.

  • Paperback
  • 128 pages
  • Hermetic Definition
  • H.D.
  • English
  • 06 April 2014
  • 9780811204538

About the Author: H.D.

An innovative modernist writer Hilda Doolittle – wrote under her initials in a career that stretched from to Although she is most well known for her poetry lyric and epic HD also wrote novels memoirs short stories essays reviews a children’s book and translations An American woman who lived her adult life abroad HD was engaged in the formalist experimentation.



10 thoughts on “Hermetic Definition

  1. says:

    Well this is uite something The theological seminarylibrary where I'm polishing up a couple of forthcoming texts is walking distance from HD's grave This morning I stood for a moment waiting for a sneeze which did not come much to my chagrin en route to my desk In preparing for the sneeze I tilted my head in a way that brought me to a row of HD texts I'm keeping this one and Trilogy by my desk for when I take my breaks and feel neither like walking anywhereseeing anyone I take a break and light the little midnight lamp and read some lines at random Perhaps when all of these books are ready to go by summer instead taking a year off fromm writing a single sentence I'll just sit in a log cabin and write sonnets free verse haiku until it gets old or I get old or something pivotal takes place Time will decide That must be the strength of righteousness Micaiah does not argue

  2. says:

    Det blir okänt antal stjärnor på denna jag vet inte hur man betygsätter lyrikDen första dikten är fantastisk och det finns en massa fina strofer men man ska nog vara inläst på mytologi och mysticism för att verkligen uppskatta HD

  3. says:

    HD reclaims the feminine in Western tradition Her poems bring back Isis Osiris Helen and company Whereas men’s affair destroys women’s creativity heals while escapes the Oedipal domination

  4. says:

    Damn HD could sure write a poem Winter Love is my favourite

  5. says:

    hilda is a bit hard to keep up with if you aren't a trilingualist classicist but I take that as a direct challenge

  6. says:

    Se agradecería un prologo uizás o lectura complementaria para descifrar la lectura aluímicaPero Espérance O golden beetake life afresh and if you mustso slay me3

  7. says:

    Volveré a leer este libro dentro de un par de años para saber si entendí algo

  8. says:

    Solo por Winter Love le doy 9 estrellasNo pude disfrutar mucho lo demás así ue ueda pa la relectura

  9. says:

    I am delirious now and meant to bethe whole earth shudders with my ecstasytake Espérance away;

  10. says:

    Obsessed

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