Ezra Pound and Hilda Doolittle, who used the pseudonym H.D., are among the most important American modernist poets. In this comparative study, Jacob Korg examines their intertwined lives, from an early romantic relationship when both writers were in their early twenties, through the ongoing friendship and artistic dialogue that helped shape their work. Drawing on unpublished letters and manuscripts as well as published works, Korg offers a fresh view of two American artists and a wholly unexpected portrait of Pound--examined here, for the first time, through the context of a female modernist.Ezra Pound and Jacob Korg. Pound lived on, in ill health, often bedridden and in hospitals, but surprisingly active. He was in the care of Olga Rudge, who gave up her work as an administrator at the Accademia Musicale in Siena to devoteanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Univ of Wisconsin Press - 2003|