Perdita Schaffner

Standard Name: Schaffner, Perdita

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Dedications H. D.
H. D. published with the Egoist Press her poetry volume Hymen, dedicated to her lover Bryher and her daughter, Perdita .
Boughn, Michael. H.D.: A Bibliography 1905-1990. University Press of Virginia, 1993.
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Family and Intimate relationships Bryher
Following H. D. 's request, Bryher and Kenneth Macpherson adopted H. D. 's daughter Perdita (later Schaffner) .
Aldington, Richard, and H. D. “Introduction and Commentary”. Richard Aldington and H.D.: The Later Years in Letters, edited by Caroline Zilboorg, Manchester University Press, 1995, pp. 1 - 14; various pages.
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Family and Intimate relationships Bryher
During most of the intervening years, they worked, travelled, and lived together, sharing such intimate tasks as the raising of H. D. 's daughter Perdita , who referred to them as my two mothers...
Family and Intimate relationships Bryher
At the start of their platonic marriage, Macpherson lived with Bryher, H. D. , and H. D.'s daughter Perdita , at Territet. H. D. and Macpherson had been lovers since 1926.
Quartermain, Peter, editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 45. Gale Research, 1986.
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Perdita Schaffner...
Family and Intimate relationships H. D.
A daughter, Frances Perdita , was born alive to H. D. , who at the time of the birth was dangerously ill with influenza. Doctors did not expect either mother or baby to survive.
Guest, Barbara. Herself Defined: The Poet H.D. and Her World. Collins, 1985.
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Family and Intimate relationships H. D.
HD and Frances Gregg met through a mutual friend, Mary Herr , probably in 1910. HD later wrote that Gregg filled the gap in my Philadelphia life after Ezra was gone. . . . Maybe...
Family and Intimate relationships H. D.
The couple had been estranged since 1918, and separated since April 1919. The idea of divorce had first been mentioned in 1927, when Aldington hoped to marry Brigit Patmore , but had been quickly dropped...
Intertextuality and Influence Bryher
This text was inspired by the author's continued attachment to H. D. , as well as her long-wished-for trip to the United States, which she took with H. D. and the latter's daughter, Perdita
Residence Bryher
Bryher and H. D. , along with H. D.'s daughter Perdita , took the Riant Chateau, a pension in Territet, Switzerland, as their primary residence.
Hanscombe, Gillian, and Virginia L. Smyers. Writing for Their Lives: The Modernist Women, 1910-1940. Women’s Press, 1987.
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Robinson, Janice S. H.D.: The Life and Work of an American Poet. Houghton Mifflin, 1982.
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Residence Bryher
Inspired by the Bauhaus aesthetic of Berlin, Bryher built Kenwin, her home near Montreux in the Vaud canton, Switzerland. She shared it for a time with Kenneth Macpherson , H. D. , and H. D.'s daughter Perdita .
Hanscombe, Gillian, and Virginia L. Smyers. Writing for Their Lives: The Modernist Women, 1910-1940. Women’s Press, 1987.
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Bryher,. The Heart to Artemis: A Writer’s Memoirs. Collins, 1963.
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Travel Bryher
In September 1920, Bryher's desire to meet American poets and see the liberating New World took her, H. D. , and H. D.'s daughter to the United States. Bryher met H. D.'s associate Marianne Moore
Travel H. D.
H. D. returned to the United States for the first time in over thirty years in order to visit her daughter, Perdita , and her grandchildren.
Guest, Barbara. Herself Defined: The Poet H.D. and Her World. Collins, 1985.
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“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
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Aldington, Richard, and H. D. “Introduction and Commentary”. Richard Aldington and H.D.: The Later Years in Letters, edited by Caroline Zilboorg, Manchester University Press, 1995, pp. 1 - 14; various pages.
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