Imagism | Ethan Lewis

This literature criticism consists of approximately 26 pages of analysis & critique of Imagism.
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A. R. C. Finch

In the following essay, Finch theorizes that H.D. 's poetic style antedates and extends beyond the formulation of the Imagist principles most closely associated with her works.

SOURCE: "H.D., "Imagiste?" in Cumberland Poetry Review, Vol. VII, No. 1, Fall, 1987, pp. 36-45.

Although Ezra Pound intended his term Imagisme to mean specifically "something which was the poetry of H.D.,"1 and although H.D.'s early work is frequently thought to be the quintessential Imagiste poetry, her connection with the movement that has come to be almost synonymous with her name has many problematic aspects. H.D. developed her unique style uniquely. Even the poems by her which gave the Imagiste movement its name can be easily distinguished from the work of later, avowed Imagistes through H.D.'s use of specifically non-Imagistic techniques, particularly her fundamental attention to words as...

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