Hilda Doolittle

Hilda Doolittle

About Hilda Doolittle

Hilda Doolittle was an American poet. A charismatic figure, she was championed by the modernist poet Ezra Pound, who was instrumental in building and furthering her career. From 1916–17, she acted as the literary editor of the Egoist journal, while her poems appeared in the English Review and the Transatlantic Review. She had a deep interest in Ancient Greek literature, and her poems often borrowed from Greek mythology and classical poets. Her best poetry is noted for its incorporation of natural scenes and objects, which are often used to emote a particular feeling or mood.
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