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Hermetic Definition

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HD, Hermetic Definition. Late poems from H.D. embracing the passion of an elderly life
Paperback, 128 pages
Published November 1st 1972 by New Directions Publishing Corporation (first published January 1st 1972)
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H.D., Hilda Doolittle, was born on September 10, 1886, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Her mother a Moravian, and her father an astronomer, she grew up to be what some have called the finest of all Imagist poets. Her accomplishments, though, extended far beyond her early Imagist poems. Her poetry, fiction, and non-fiction writings were published on both sides of the Atlantic, and her roles in a few ea ...more
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Collected Poems, 1912-1944 Trilogy: The Walls Do Not Fall / Tribute to the Angels / The Flowering of the Rod Helen in Egypt Selected Poems HERmione

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