Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-194) and index.
Part I: "Intricate songs' lost measure": the early lyrics -- 1. "She too is my poet": H.D.'s sapphic fragments / Diana Collecott -- 2. H.D.'s heterodoxy: the lyric as a site of resistance / Eileen Gregory -- 3. Between painting and writing: figures of identity in H.D.'s early poetry / Marina Camboni -- 4. Beyond one and two: the palimpsest as hieroglyph of multiplicity and relation / Paola Zaccaria -- Part II: "Write, write or die": the late poetic sequences -- 5. Subject and gender in H.D.'s trilogy / Marina Sbisa -- 6. Binding words and feelings: nominal compounds in the trilogy / Patrizia Lendinara -- 7. "And so remembrance brought us to this hour in which I strive to save identity": figures of memory in H.D.'s late poetry / Raffaella Baccolini -- Part III: "I escaped spider-snare, bird-claw, scavenger bird-beak": the poet's legacy -- 8. Blank page: H.D.'s invitation to trust and mistrust language / Kathleen Fraser.