Chapter 27. H.D.'s Visionary Prose

  1. David Seed Professor
  1. Rachel Connor Lecturer

Published Online: 5 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444310108.ch27

A Companion to Twentieth-Century United States Fiction

A Companion to Twentieth-Century United States Fiction

How to Cite

Connor, R. (2009) H.D.'s Visionary Prose, in A Companion to Twentieth-Century United States Fiction (ed D. Seed), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444310108.ch27

Editor Information

  1. University of Liverpool, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Glasgow, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 16 OCT 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405146913

Online ISBN: 9781444310108

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Keywords:

  • Hermione Gart in Her (1984) - “people, things exist in opposite dimension”;
  • H.D.'s “fiction” - never straightforwardly fictional;
  • novels of Asphodel cycle - similar instances of characters looking and being looked at;
  • Close Up - emphatic celebration of European cinema;
  • H.D.'s writing seeking to represent;
  • Notes on Thought and Vision - read as a kind of feminist manifesto;
  • Tribute to Freud, 1934 - when she was attending psychoanalytic sessions with Sigmund Freud;
  • H.D.'s review of The Passion and Death of a Saint;
  • The Gift - realization of a forgotten and buried inheritance and spiritual power

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • References and Further Reading