Hermione

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This autobiographical novel, an interior self-portrait of the poet H.D. (1886-1961) is what can best be described as a 'find', a posthumous treasure. In writing this book, H.D. returned to a year in her life that was 'peculiarly blighted.' She was in her early twenties--'a disappointment to her father, an odd duckling to her mother, an importunate, overgrown, unincarnated entity that had no place... Waves to fight against, to fight against alone... 'I am Hermione Gart, a failure'--she cried in her dementia, 'I am...
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1981 Hardcover Fair in fair dust jacket. This is a used book. It may contain highlighting/underlining and/or the book may show heavier signs of wear. It may also be ex-library ... or without dustjacket. All orders are shipped the same or the next day. Read more Show Less

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1981 Hard cover Good+. No dust jacket. There is some underlining early in the book. Binding sound. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 238 p. Audience: General/trade.

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1981 Hardcover Fair Hardcover, no dust jacket. Scattered markings in the text. This is a good reading copy--buy it for the information rather than the appearance. Ships in a ... box. Ships from NYC. Read more Show Less

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New York 1981 Hardcover Good Book. 8vo-over 7?"-9?" tall. Blue cloth boards, moderate wear, sunning. Pages good, some w/underscore. Hermione is the fictional account of a very ... difficult year in H.D. 's life. In this loosely veiled novel, she tells the story of her withdrawal from Bryn Mawr, her return to her parents' home, and her ensuing recovery from a nervous breakdown. Written in highly experimental form, the work grapples with many outre matters including her burgeoning bisexual orientation, her relationship with Ezra Pound, her family, and her writing. 238 pages. Name crossed out inside cover. Read more Show Less

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New York 1981 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Light shelfwear to jacket. 0811208168. The autobiographical novel by the Imagist poet H. D.; 8vo.

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DJ is lightly toned around edges. Sticker residue on front of DJ. Light staining to DJ. Ink marking on front free end paper. Sparse pencil markings throughout. Pages of text are ... clean and bright. Binding is tight and secure. ***We ship daily. Our books are carefully described and packaged in boxes (not envelopes). A gift card and personalized message can be included upon request.*** Read more Show Less

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New York 1981 Cloth Hard Cover First Edition Very Good in Very Good jacket 8vo-8"-9" Tall. First trade edition blue cloth hard cover with dust jacket, VG/VG. Rem. mark to lower ... edge, otherwise clean and unmarked copy. Dust jacket slightly rubbed at edges. New mylar cover. Autobiographical novel written during the poet's troubled twenties. 238pp. Read more Show Less

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This autobiographical novel, an interior self-portrait of the poet H.D. (1886-1961) is what can best be described as a 'find', a posthumous treasure. In writing this book, H.D. returned to a year in her life that was 'peculiarly blighted.' She was in her early twenties--'a disappointment to her father, an odd duckling to her mother, an importunate, overgrown, unincarnated entity that had no place... Waves to fight against, to fight against alone... 'I am Hermione Gart, a failure'--she cried in her dementia, 'I am Her, Her, Her.' She had failed at Bryn Mawr, she felt hemmed in by her family, she did not yet know what she was going to do with her life.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780811208161
  • Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
  • Publication date: 3/28/1985
  • Pages: 238
  • Lexile: 970L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 1.00 (w) x 1.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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