By Carl Rollyson
The arguable American poet Amy Lowell (1874-1925), a founding member of the Imagist team that integrated D. H. Lawrence and H. D., excelled because the impresario for the "new poetry" that grew to become information around the U. S. within the years after international struggle I. Maligned by way of T. S. Eliot because the "demon saleswoman" of poetry, and ridiculed by way of Ezra Pound, Lowell has been handled through past biographers as an overweight, sex-starved, inferior poet who smoked cigars and made a spectacle of herself, canvassing the rustic on lecture excursions that drew crowds within the 1000s for her electrifying performances.
In truth, Lowell wrote a number of the most interesting love lyrics of the twentieth century and led a whole and loving existence along with her consistent better half, the retired actress Ada Russell. She was once offered the Pulitzer Prize posthumously in 1926. This provocative new biography, the 1st in 40 years, restores Amy Lowell to her complete humanity in an period that, eventually, is commencing to delight in the contributions of gays and lesbians to American's cultural history. Drawing on newly found letters and papers, Rollyson's biography eventually offers this brilliant poet her due.
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