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Hilda Doolittle

Doolittle, Hilda, pseud. H. D., 1886–1961, American poet, b. Bethlehem, Pa., educated at Bryn Mawr. After 1911 she lived abroad, marrying Richard Aldington in 1913. In England, under the influence of Ezra Pound, she became associated with the imagists and developed into one of the most original poets of the group. Volumes of her verse include Sea Garden (1916), Red Shoes for Bronze (1931), The Walls Do Not Fall (1944), and Bid Me to Live (1960).

See her collected poems, ed. by L. Martz (1983); S. S. Friedman, ed., Analyzing Freud: Letters of H. D., Bryher, and Their Circle (2002); biography by J. Robinson (1982); S. S. Friedman and R. B. DuPlessis, Signets: Reading H. D. (1990).

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