Chapter seven explores the "prophetic voices" in Hilda Doolittle
's Trilogy penned down between the two world wars, in a troubled era marked by ruins, destruction, violence, and collapse, which are associated by the poet with patriarchal thought and divisions.
Generally set with Latin texts, Danielpour layered this centuries-old choral setting with distinctly American voices--Emerson, Whitman, modern poets Michael Harper, Hilda Doolittle
, and a nameless writer of spirituals.
), Ezra Pound's contemporary (and onetime financee), appears cool and distant in photos, but her reading from "Helen in Egypt" has a vulnerable delicacy that gives the lie to the forceful, truncated lines in which the poem is written.
The promoters of Imagism, which included Hilda Doolittle
, John Gould Fletcher, Richard Aldington, and later, Amy Lowell and William Carlos Williams, were attempting to challenge what they considered the superficially decorative and overly verbose poetry of the accepted 19th century canon.
) motivated Foreman's So I May Say, a duet for Christine Dakin and himself.
The first release includes over 10,000 poems drawn from over 100 volumes by 94 poets including Wallace Stevens, Robert Frost, Muriel Rukeyser, Robert Bly, and Hilda Doolittle
. According to Chadwyck-Healey, among the poets scheduled for the second release to be available fall 1998 are Ezra Pound, Denise Levertov, Langston Hughes, William Carlos Williams, and Cathy Song.
But the Imagists - "H.D." (Hilda Doolittle
), William Carlos Williams, Marianne Moore, E.
A long central chapter, "Fragment of a Freud Biography," interprets aspects of Freud's relations with his fiancee Martha, his student Jung's wife Emma and Jung's lover Sabina Spielrein, his daughter Anna and her lifelong companion Dorothy Burlingham, his analysand Hilda Doolittle
(the writer H.
Imagism, started in England in 1912 by Aldington, Pound, Flint, and Hilda Doolittle
(H.D.), was concerned with more than versification, but one of its principles was "to compose in sequence of the musical phrase, not in sequence of the metronome." Carl Sandburg, William Carlos Williams, Marianne Moore, and Wallace Stevens all wrote some variety of free verse; the versification of Williams and Moore most closely resembles that of the vers libre poets of France.
79--178), a piece remarkable for its scope (consider the account of the influence of the Hymn which touches on the currently popular Hilda Doolittle
and Pound and a host of lesser names) and its concern for 'female experience in the Hymn to Demeter' (=marriage, gender conflict, and especially the mother/daughter relationship).
Book 2 traces the origin of "modern" in the "provincial" cities of America--Philadelphia, Chicago, New Orleans, Hollywood, and in "German Baltimore." Crunden targets the beginnings of three poets in Philadelphia (Ezra Pound, Hilda Doolittle
, and William Carlos Williams) as he traces the development of the "marginal institutions" in Chicago, the Friday Literary Review, Poetry, and the Little Review.