Selected Poems by Hilda Doolittle

"Selected Poems" is a collection that showcases the lyrical precision and emotional depth of a prominent early 20th-century poet. The anthology captures a range of her work, from the imagist poems that marked her early career to the more expansive and mythologically infused later pieces. The poet's exploration of themes such as nature, love, gender, and classical antiquity is presented through a modernist lens, characterized by vivid imagery and a concise, clear-cut use of language. This selection offers readers a glimpse into the poet's evolving style and her contribution to the modernist movement, highlighting her unique voice and her ability to weave personal and universal concerns into her work.

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Total Points: 45

Since this book was first published in 1957, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 45.0.

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