Amy Lowell

(1874—1925) American poet

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American poet, took up Imagism and in 1913 and 1914 visited England, where she met Pound, D. H. Lawrence, and ‘H.D.’ (Hilda Doolittle). Her volumes of verse, which include Sword Blades and Poppy Seed (1914), Men, Women and Ghosts (1916), and Can Grande's Castle (1918), show her experiments in what she called ‘polyphonic prose’. She became well known as a public figure, vast and cigar‐smoking, through her lectures and readings in America.

Subjects: Literature.

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