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By H. D.,Lara Vetter

ISBN-10: 0813049970

ISBN-13: 9780813049977

ISBN-10: 0813062373

ISBN-13: 9780813062372

"Superb. Vetter's incisive creation deals one of many first techniques to theorizing women’s past due modernist literary construction as advancing particularly hybrid works situated on the juncture of private, nationwide, and nationalist concerns."--Cynthia Hogue, coeditor of The Sword Went Out to Sea

"This variation, with its finely written advent and meticulous annotation, opens up new understandings of H.D., the key modernist author, as she meditates, postwar, at the internal lifetime of Shakespeare, the icon of English literature, and at the ladies lacking from his performs. a stunning and considerate book."--Jane Augustine, editor of The reward and The Mystery

H.D. referred to as By Avon River "the first publication that actually made me happy." during this annotated variation, Lara Vetter argues that the amount represented a turning element in H.D.’s profession, an enormous shift from lyric poetry to the experimental types of writing that may dominate her later works.

Near the tip of worldwide conflict II, after having remained in London through the Blitz, H.D. made a pilgrimage to Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare’s birthplace. This adventure ended in a hybrid quantity of poetry approximately The Tempest and prose approximately Shakespeare and his contemporaries. that includes a tour-de-force creation and vast explanatory notes, this is often the 1st version of the paintings to seem due to the fact that its unique book in 1949.

Increasingly after the battle, H.D. sought new sorts of writing to precise her continual pursuits within the politics of gender and in problems with nationhood and residential. By Avon River was once one among her purely postwar works to move over to mainstream audiences, and, as such, is a great addition to our knowing of this crucial modernist writer.

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