The Wall Do Not Fall
Brasch PS3507 O726 W3
London: Oxford University Press
The Walls Do Not Fall (1944) is the first book in Hilda ‘H.D.’ Doolittle’s Trilogy, a personal poetic response to WWII. This 43-section poem by American poet, Doolittle, was dedicated to her lover, Bryher (Winifred Ellerman). For ‘H.D’ (1886-1961), it all started in 1911, at the Eiffel Tower restaurant in Soho, London. There, she met the Imagist poet Ezra Pound who, as a supporter and friend, conferred on her the term ‘H.D. Imagiste’, which later was shortened to her pen-name ‘H.D’. An important feminist poet, ‘H.D’ was the first woman to be granted the American Academy of Arts and Letters medal.
H.D. (Hilda Doolittle), “The Wall Do Not Fall,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed January 29, 2020, http://ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/11294.
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