By Carl Rollyson
The arguable American poet Amy Lowell (1874-1925), a founding member of the Imagist crew 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 warfare I. Maligned by means of T. S. Eliot because the "demon saleswoman" of poetry, and ridiculed by means of Ezra Pound, Lowell has been handled by way of earlier 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 enormous quantities for her electrifying performances.
In truth, Lowell wrote the various best love lyrics of the twentieth century and led an entire and loving lifestyles together with her consistent better half, the retired actress Ada Russell. She was once presented 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 enjoy the contributions of gays and lesbians to American's cultural history. Drawing on newly found letters and papers, Rollyson's biography eventually supplies this vivid poet her due.
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Amy Lowell Anew: A Biography by Carl Rollyson