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"Asphodel is a brilliant experimentalist text important to the history and theory of both modernism and women's writing."—Susan Stanford Friedman, author of Penelope's Web: H.D's Fictions and the Engendering of Modernism
"This novel . . . is a considerable lyric meditation on femaleness, sexual and maternal choices, and the meanings of war, history, and violence. Its publication adds a striking text to the modernist canon."—Rachel Blau DuPlessis, author of H.D.: The Career of that Struggle — N/A
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H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) was born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania in 1886. In 1911 she went to Europe where, with Ezra Pound and Richard Aldington, she became a leading member of the Imagist movement. She published many volumes of poetry, from Sea Garden in 1916 to Helen in Egypt in 1961, the year of her death. Her novels include Bid Me to Live (A Madrigal) and HERmione.
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