Richard Aldington

Aldington, 1931 Richard Aldington (8 July 1892 – 27 July 1962), born Edward Godfree Aldington, was an English writer and poet, and an early associate of the Imagist movement. He was married to the poet Hilda Doolittle (H. D.) from 1911 to 1938. His 50-year writing career covered poetry, novels, criticism and biography. He edited ''The Egoist'', a literary journal, and wrote for ''The Times Literary Supplement'', ''Vogue'', ''The Criterion'' and ''Poetry''. His biography of ''Wellington'' (1946) won him the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. His contacts included writers T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence, Ezra Pound, W. B. Yeats, Lawrence Durrell, C. P. Snow, and others. He championed Hilda Doolittle as the major poetic voice of the Imagist movement and helped her work gain international notice. Provided by Wikipedia
by Aldington, Richard, 1892-1962
Published 1973
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