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H.D.

See Doolittle, Hilda.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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Springfield, Ill.-based H.D. Smith, the nation's largest private wholesaler, also operates CompleteCare Pharmacy, Smith Medical Partners, Triplefin and Valley Wholesale Drug.
For H.D., heeding Ezra Pound's command to "make it new" provided a rich opportunity to cultivate the spare, spiky poems for which she first became known.
"H.D.," in this context, stands not for high-definition television, but for Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961); that is, H.D.
Most fascinating about Connor's study is the attention it gives to H.D.'s preoccupation with European avant-garde cinema.
The second section concentrates on H.D.'s later work, particularly Trilogy, published between 1944 and 1946 and written as a response to the devastation of the Second World War.
These views of a semifantastical Egypt are narrated in a recording of Jonas, who alternates reading excerpts from H.D.'s Helen in Egypt and the poet's Tribute to Freud, in which she recounts her sessions with the infamous psychoanalyst.
Descriptions of achieving a sacred realm by way of erotic arousal appear quite frequently in H.D.'s work.
Friedman is particularly adept in charting H.D.'s place in the modernist movement, and she makes telling comparisons with Virginia Woolf and other female modernists.
As an expanded rendition of the turbulent period between H.D.'s expatriation and the birth of her daughter Perdita, Asphodel chronicles the shifting triangles of H.D.'s romantic career (H.D., Ezra Pound, Frances Gregg; H.D., Richard Aldington, Bridget Patmore; H.D., Cecil Gray, Bryher) with all the assiduousness of info-tainment.
As I read Trilogy, H.D.'s three-volume tribute to spiritual victory over the apocalyptic destruction of World War II, for the first time, I recognized within those pages the words of another woman who, nearly fifty years before, had sought to rediscover herself by redefining the nature of her spiritual being.
-- Henry Dale Smith Sr., founder and chairman emeritus of H.D. Smith, the nation's largest independent wholesaler, died at age 87.
H.D.'s ENCOUNTER WITH FREUD is literature's encounter with psychoanalysis, an encounter which left neither unchanged.