Amy Lowell

Standard Name: Lowell, Amy


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Family and Intimate relationships Bryher
Following Amy Lowell 's suggestion, Bryher read and was profoundly impressed by H. D. 's poetry collection Sea Garden, 1916. In July, Bryher wrote H. D. an appreciative letter that prompted their first meeting.
Bryher,. The Heart to Artemis: A Writer’s Memoirs. Collins.
Hanscombe, Gillian, and Virginia L. Smyers. Writing for Their Lives: The Modernist Women, 1910-1940. Women’s Press.
Friends, Associates Bryher
A letter from Bryher to Amy Lowell began a transatlantic correspondence between the two writers; this dialogue was sparked by Bryher's admiration for Imagist poems composed and collected by Lowell.
Hanscombe, Gillian, and Virginia L. Smyers. Writing for Their Lives: The Modernist Women, 1910-1940. Women’s Press.
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Friends, Associates H. D.
H. D. and her husband, Richard Aldington , were introduced to D. H. and Frieda Lawrence at a dinner party and poetry reading hosted by Amy Lowell .
Robinson, Janice S. H.D.: The Life and Work of an American Poet. Houghton Mifflin.
Friends, Associates D. H. Lawrence
Several women writers were numbered among DHL 's friends and acquaintances: Amy Lowell , Katherine Mansfield , Anna Wickham , Lady Cynthia Asquith , Carrington , Brett , Catherine Carswell , and Lady Ottoline Morrell
Intertextuality and Influence Sappho
Elizabeth Moody engagingly converts Sappho into a contemporary in Sappho Burns her Books and Cultivates the Culinary Arts, 1798.
Jay, Peter, and Caroline Lewis. Sappho Through English Poetry. Anvil Press Poetry.
But many women poets accepted the notion of her rejected love for Phaon: Robinson
Leisure and Society Bryher
Publishing between 1914 and 1920, Bryher wrote through a range of names, from Annie Winifred Ellerman , through A. W. Ellerman, Winifred Bryher, and W. Bryher, to, finally, Bryher.
Collecott, Diana. H.D. and Sapphic Modernism, 1910-1950. Cambridge University Press, http://Rutherford HSS.
Literary responses Mina Loy
ML 's free verse and sexual explicitness caused a sensation in New York. In his 1925 autobiography, Alfred Kreymborg remembered that [d]etractors shuddered at Mina Loy's subject-matter and derided her elimination of punctuation marks...
Publishing Dora Marsden
Plans were afoot to relaunch The Freewoman shortly after it collapsed in its first form. When Marsden retreated to Southport for health reasons, Rebecca West acted as liaison between her and supporters in the Freewoman Discussion Circle
Reception Bryher
Bryher remained especially satisfied with her Review notice on Amy Lowell 's Tendencies in Modern American Poetry (1917), which, she writes, was incoherent with enthusiasm . . . but I am still inordinately proud that...
Textual Features Dora Marsden
A marked difference separating The New Freewoman from its predecessor was its increased literary content, at first secured mainly by Rebecca West . West recruited Ezra Pound to The New Freewoman after meeting him at...
Textual Features Edith Sitwell
The English edition appeared the following year. Her choice for inclusion is, as usual, idiosyncratic. She begins well before Chaucer , with anonymous early religious poems in which may be heard, she writes, the creaking...
Textual Features Bryher
As Amy Lowell notes in her preface to Development, Nancy's literary growth is both shaped and evidenced by her engagement with modern French poets and Imagist principles. Of to the latter Lowell writes that...
Textual Features Bryher
This collection marked Bryher's entry into modernism. Charting the constantly recurring, specifically Greek images, colours, and other motifs in Bryher's poems, Diana Collecott links them to H. D. 's poetry, especially The Contest and Hipparchia...
Textual Production Dora Marsden
Assistant editors were Richard Aldington and Leonard Compton-Rickett , and later H. D. (when Aldington went to war in June 1916) and T. S. Eliot (from July 1917). Contributors of creative work and critical reviews...
Textual Production Dora Marsden
But DM 's involvement with The Egoist began to slacken shortly after its début. This was in part because of her distance from London (in Southport), her desire to focus on her philosophical writing...


Later 1925: Amy Lowell's final volume of poetry appeared:...

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Later 1925

Amy Lowell 's final volume of poetry appeared: What's O'Clock, finished just before her death on 12 May. It was posthumously awarded the Pulitzer Prize.
Hollenberg, Donna Krolik. “Hidden in Plain Sight”. Women’s Review of Books, Vol.
, No. 6, pp. 12-13.


Bryher, and Amy Lowell. Bryher: Two Novels: Development; and, Two Selves. Editor Winning, Joanne, University of Wisconsin Press, 2000.
Lowell, Amy, and Bryher. “Preface”. Development, Macmillan, 1920, p. ix - xvi.