Hilda Doolittle

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About Hilda Doolittle

Avant-garde, Imagist poet and author who wrote under the pen name of H.D. and is known for such poetry collections as Hymen and The God. Her prose works include The Sword Went Out to Sea and Palimpsest.

Early life

She studied at Bryn Mawr College, but left after three semesters to live and write in New York and England.

Trivia

She consulted with famous psychological theorist Sigmund Freud on the issue of her bisexual orientation.

Family of Hilda Doolittle

She married and divorced fellow poet Richard Aldington and had a series of other relationships with both men and women.

Close associates of Hilda Doolittle

Her work was promoted by the renowned poet Ezra Pound. She and Pound were also briefly engaged.

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Hilda Hilst

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About Hilda Hilst

A twentieth-century Brazilian poet and author, she is best known for works that address themes of insanity, intimacy, and the supernatural. Her most famous works of poetry and fiction include Cartas de um sedutor (Letters from a Seducer) and A obscena senhora D (The Obscene Madame D).

Early life

She was educated at Mackenzie Presbyterian Institute in Sao Paulo, and she later studied law.

Trivia

Her poems were set to music by Adoniron Barbosa and other composers.

Family of Hilda Hilst

She grew up in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Her closest friend was fellow writer Lygia Fagundes Telles.

Close associates of Hilda Hilst

Her later publications, like the works of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, contain elements of magical realism.

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Lynne Sharon Schwartz

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About Lynne Sharon Schwartz

The American author of The Emergence of Memory: Conversations With W.G. Sebald, she is especially known for her works of poetry and literary criticism.

Early life

She taught in the writing programs at Bryn Mawr College, Columbia University, and the University of Michigan.

Trivia

Many of her novels are set in New York City.

Family of Lynne Sharon Schwartz

She and her husband Harry became parents to two daughters.

Close associates of Lynne Sharon Schwartz

She taught at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where Harvey Swados was once a student.

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Leonora Speyer

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About Leonora Speyer

Violinist and poet whose literary works include April on the Battlefields and A Note from the Pipes.

Early life

She studied violin in Brussels, Paris, and Leipzig.

Trivia

She won the 1927 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for Fiddler’s Farewell.

Family of Leonora Speyer

She had three daughters with her second husband, Edgar Speyer.

Close associates of Leonora Speyer

She won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1927, a year after Amy Lowell received the same honor.

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Mari Evans

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About Mari Evans

African-American poet, author, and dramatist known for a 1970 poetry collection entitled I am a Black Woman. Her other works include Where is the Music (poems), Jim Flying High (children’s fiction), and River of My Song (stage play).

Early life

She studied fashion design at the University of Toledo before settling on a writing career.

Trivia

She often worked as an activist for the cause of prison reform.

Family of Mari Evans

She was raised in Toledo, Ohio. She later produced a television program in Indianapolis, Indiana and taught at several universities, including Indiana University, Purdue, and Cornell.

Close associates of Mari Evans

She based her 1979 musical theatre piece, Eyes, on Their Eyes Were Watching God, a famous novel by Zora Neale Hurston.

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Lola Ridge

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About Lola Ridge

Feminist, anarchist poet and editor known for such poetry collections as The Ghetto (published in 1918) and Sun-Up (published in 1920). Her later works include Firehead and Dance of Fire.

Early life

She was born in Dublin, Ireland, and she grew up in Australia and New Zealand. She moved to San Francisco, California in 1907.

Trivia

She won the Shelley Memorial Award in 1936, not long after she published Red Flag, a highly political poetry collection.

Family of Lola Ridge

She married David Laws in 1919.

Close associates of Lola Ridge

She and fellow poet Arthur Chapman were both born in 1873.

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