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poetry, her New England birthplace and her mother's Nova Scotia home have to be credited as of central importance among them. Over and over she returns to the landscapes, houses, persons who shaped her childhood.
In later years, Chopin's daughter would sum up the effect upon her mother's character: When I speak of my mother's keen sense of ... the loss of her young husband and her mother, left a stamp of sadness on her which was never lost.
With her mother, H.D. 's relation was quite different. "About her, " she says, "there is no question. " There was no question, that is, of reticence or lack of warmth; even so there was, as it were, too little answer.
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American writers: a collection of literary biographiesUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This supplement, the latest addition to the well-known "American Writers'' series, includes 29 authors. All except Frederick Douglass, the 19th-century orator and writer, are 20th-century poets ... Read full review