H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) International Society

H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) Photograph of H.D. Courtesy of American Literature, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University; and of New Directions Publishing Corp. Photo portrait of H.D. facing to the right, bathed in sunlight.H.D., Egypt, 1923. Photo courtesy of Norman Holmes Pearson and New Directions Publishing Corp. Image shows H.D. with hat and scarf standing before the partial statue of a seated couple in ruins in Egypt.H.D. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Perdita Schaffner and New Directions Publishing Corp. Photo portrait of H.D. facing left with velvet ribbon in her hairH.D. at Yale Sept 1956 with Norman Holmes Pearson and Bryher in front of Sterling Library. Image from Beinecke Library Digital Collections. H.D. Papers.Photograph of H.D. in pants and a jacket leaning back, seated on a blanket on a rocky hill. Undated. From Beinecke Library, Digital Collections, H.D. Papers.
H.D. (Hilda Doolittle)
This is the official website of the international scholarly society dedicated to modernist writer H.D. (1886-1961). H.D. International Society Co-Chairs are Dr. Rebecca Walsh at NC State University and Dr. Celena E. Kusch at USC Upstate.
H.D. Society Membership Information about the Society, membership, and the H.D. email listserv.
News and Calls for Papers This blog-based page includes news, updates, events, and calls for abstracts and papers for H.D.-related scholarly and cultural events.
H.D.’s Life Brief biographical information, Louis Silverstein’s extensive chronology of H.D.’s life, and the H.D. Biography Wiki of teaching and research resources.
H.D.’s Writings A bibliography, including links to digitized texts by H.D.. links to electronic audio/image/text files of H.D.’s work, and the H.D. Trilogy Wiki of teaching and research resources.
Writings about H.D. Reading suggestions for those new to H.D., articles and reviews, periodicals devoted to study of H.D. and her circle, including the H.D. Newsletter and H.D.’s Web, and links to creative work inspired by H.D.
H.D. in the Archives Resources for researching H.D.’s materials in the archives of the Beinecke Special Collections Library and other collections in the US and UK, and information about the contents of H.D.’s own libraries.
Teaching H.D. Books, Web pages, and resources related to teaching H.D.’s writings.
H.D.’s Circle Links to other electronic resources devoted to the study of H.D.’s circle, including Bryher, Marianne Moore, Ezra Pound, Richard Aldington, Kenneth MacPherson, Robert McAlmon, Dorothy Richardson, Sylvia Beach, and others.
H.D. in Popular Culture Links to fun and fantastic signs of H.D. in popular culture.

 Last updated on Feb. 19, 2014.

4 Thoughts on “H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) International Society

  1. This is such a wonderful and useful new resource. Many thanks for creating it.

  2. Many thanks to Rebecca and Celena for establishing this website. Making information on H.D. accessible via updated computer technology is very helpful.

  3. Marsha Bryant (UF English) and Mary Ann Eaverly (UF Classics) will be co-presenting on H.D., Muriel Rukeyser, and Agnes Nemes Nagy at Poetry By The Sea: A Global Conference (May 26-29, 2015). Their slide talk “Beyond Isis: Women Poets, Ancient Egypt, and Social Crisis” takes place on Tuesday afternoon, May 26.

  4. Marie Gordon on May 27, 2015 at 5:22 am said:

    Greetings from England.

    I am writing my dissertation on The Influence of Sappho on HD and am glad to find your site.

    Best regards


    Goldsmiths, University of London

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