Hilda Doolittle

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Birthday
10, 1886
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Sep 27, 1961 (75)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
10, 1886
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Sep 27, 1961 (75)

About

Avant-garde, Imagist poet and author who wrote under the pen name of H.D. and is known for such poetry collections as Hymen and The God. Her prose works include The Sword Went Out to Sea and Palimpsest.

Before Fame

She studied at Bryn Mawr College, but left after three semesters to live and write in New York and England.

Trivia

She consulted with famous psychological theorist Sigmund Freud on the issue of her bisexual orientation.

Family Life

She married and divorced fellow poet Richard Aldington and had a series of other relationships with both men and women.

Associated With

Her work was promoted by the renowned poet Ezra Pound. She and Pound were also briefly engaged.