Des Imagistes

Des Imagistes: An Anthology (1914) by Elyse Graham When Ezra Pound arrived in London in 1909, he began arranging introductions to all the literary people he could manage. The most felicitous was to the novelist Olivia Shakespear; not only did she connect Pound with her lover, W.B. Yeats, but Pound eventually married her daughter, Dorothy.… Continue Reading Des Imagistes

Cinema and the Classics

by Christina Walter, University of Maryland, College Park “Cinema and the Classics” is a series of three essays written by H.D. and published in the first English-language film journal Close Up in 1927.  The journal was created and edited by POOL Productions, an experimental film company of which H.D. was a part and which used… Continue Reading Cinema and the Classics

H.D. (Hilda Doolittle)

    by Anthony Domestico Hilda Doolittle (H.D., 1886-1961) was an avant-garde poet and novelist known in her own days primarily for her work in the Imagist movement.  Her early poems published in Poetry were exemplars of Imagistic principles: austere in structure and diction, they blended mythology and symbolist techniques to create a verse form… Continue Reading H.D. (Hilda Doolittle)