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By Carl Rollyson

The arguable American poet Amy Lowell (1874-1925), a founding member of the Imagist crew that incorporated 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 battle I. Maligned by means of T. S. Eliot because the "demon saleswoman" of poetry, and ridiculed via Ezra Pound, Lowell has been handled by way of 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 best love lyrics of the 20 th century and led a whole and loving existence together with her consistent better half, the retired actress Ada Russell. She used to be provided 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, ultimately, is commencing to relish the contributions of gays and lesbians to American's cultural background. Drawing on newly found letters and papers, Rollyson's biography eventually provides this vivid poet her due.

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She looked at the weather-scarred house across the street, the door-less car on its wild lawn, the bluetick hound in a circle of dirt and a pool of tree shade, its back against the cool of the chain-link fence. I could see now that her sleep-softened glow was really a half-conscious hangover. She went, in a matter of seconds, from being glorious to seeming like the victim of a minor accident. Bill kept at the lock. The day’s brightness had orders to incinerate us. “This can’t be happening,” the woman said half an hour later, when it was clear the unlocking wasn’t going to be easy.

Then he mentioned the Coast Guard recruiting office. “Some nigger,” he said, and the word just took a lap around the room, “is going to tell me I’m unfit for service? ” The elderly couple was frozen in place. The white teen got up, slowly, to leave. indd 42 6/30/08 11:41:35 AM Fight Scenes “Whoa, hoss,” Rusty said, glancing around. “Let’s keep our voices down. ” “Hoss hoss hoss hoss,” Rusty said. ” Screaming Guy looked at Rusty. Mark looked at Rusty. I looked at Rusty. “But you’ve got to settle down,” Rusty went on.

I, I had a good time,” she said. ” “You did,” Bill said. He smiled. “We did, I mean. ” She looked at Bill’s sweaty face, probably really seeing it for the first time, then tentatively got up on tiptoes and kissed him, just barely, on his bearded cheek. When she had driven off, turned the Mustang around the corner down the block and was gone, Bill looked at Mark, who was still standing by the driveway, arms crossed. ” he said. “Don’t give me a rash. Don’t do it. I’m telling you, do—not—do—it. You can go live with your mom if that’s the way it’s going to be.

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