Download Kora & Ka: Novella with "Mira-Mare" (New Directions Bibelot) by Hilda Doolittle,Robert Spoo PDF

By Hilda Doolittle,Robert Spoo

These lengthy tales through modernist grasp H.D. paint the wreckage of post-World battle I Europe—both human and civilizational—in shiny, bright detail.

Written through H. D. in 1930 and basically released in a 100-copy version for pals in 1934, Kora and Ka marked a brand new point of depth within the poet's experiments with prose fiction. the 2 lengthy tales contained during this quantity, Kora and Ka and Mira-Mare, are right now profoundly autobiographical but, via H. D.'s strange model of modernist story-telling, driven past character. the boys and ladies who hang-out those stories are wraiths in non secular exile, wanderers in a Europe nonetheless recuperating from the devastations of global struggle I. Her descriptions of the shores at Monte Carlo are triumphs of bright aspect - brilliant watercolors set opposed to brooding mental pics. In its exploration of the damaged dualities of self and civilization, Kora and Ka seems to be ahead to H. D.'s masterpieces, Tribute to Freud and Trilogy.

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