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Helen in Egypt

H. D.

Helen in Egypt

by H. D.

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Published by Carcanet in Manchester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, New York , Grove, 1961.

Statementby H.D. ; introduction by Horace Gregory.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3507.O726
The Physical Object
Paginationxi,304p. ;
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20265972M
ISBN 100856355542

Helen Strudwick is the author of The Encyclopedia Of Ancient Egypt ( avg rating, ratings, 15 reviews, published ), The Pocket Timeline of Anc /5. A fifty-line fragment by the poet Stesichorus of Sicily (c. B.C.), what survives of his Pallinode, tells us almost all we know of this other Helen, and from it H. D. wove her book-length poem. Yet Helen in Egypt is not a simple retelling of the Egyptian legend but a recreation of the many myths surrounding Helen /5(5).

  There is, however, another version of Helen’s journey from Mycenae put forth by the historian Herodotus, the poet Stesichorus, and the playwright Euripides in his play Helen.. In this version, a storm forces Paris and Helen to land in Egypt, where the local king removes Helen Author: Miriam Kamil. A fifty-line fragment by the poet Stesichorus of Sicily (c. B.C.), what survives of his Pallinode, tells us almost all we know of this other Helen, and from it H. D. wove her book-length poem. The fabulous beauty of Helen of Troy is legendary. But some say that Helen was never in Troy, that she had been conveyed by Zeus to Egypt.

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Born inHilda Doolittle was one of the leaders of the Imagist movement. She published numerous poetry collections, including Sea Garden (Constable and Company, ) and.

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