H. D. and Hellenism: Classic Lines by Eileen GregoryH. D. and Hellenism: Classic Lines by Eileen Gregory

H. D. and Hellenism: Classic Lines

byEileen Gregory

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H.D. and Hellenism: Classic Lines concerns a prominent aspect of the writing of the modern American poet H.D. (Hilda Doolittle): a career-long engagement with hellenic literature, mythology, and art. Eileen Gregory's exhaustive treatment of H.D.'s poetic engagement with Greece is one of the few studies of a modern poet in relation to hellenism. She explores at length H.D.'s intertextual engagement with specific classic writers, and catalogues classical allusions in H.D.'s lyric poetry.
Title:H. D. and Hellenism: Classic LinesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:340 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.75 inPublished:April 2, 2009Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521106761

ISBN - 13:9780521106764

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Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. Contexts: 1. Modern Classicism and the Theatre of War; 2. The Survival of the Classics; 3. Pagan Mysteries: Walter Pater and Romantic Hellenism; 4. Anthropology and the Return of the Gods: Jane Ellen Harrison; Part II. Classical Intertextuality: 5. H. D. and the Classical Lyric; 6. Euripides: Dream Time and Dream Work; Appendix; Notes; Works Cited; Index.

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"this is unquestionably a thorough and impressive examination of H.D.'s classicism" American Literature Sept 2001