From At the British Museum Collected Poems, 1929
Richard Aldington quotes
Birthdate: 8. July 1892
Date of death: 27. July 1962
Richard Aldington , born Edward Godfree Aldington, was an English writer and poet.
Aldington was known best for his World War I poetry, the 1929 novel, Death of a Hero, and the controversy resulting from his 1955 Lawrence of Arabia: A Biographical Inquiry. His 1946 biography, Wellington, was awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize.
Quotes Richard Aldington
„Why do we call ourselves 'Imagists'. Well why not? Well I think it is a very good and descriptive title and it serves to enunciate some of the principles we mos firmly believe in… Direct treatment of the subject… as few adjectives as possible… a hardness, as of cut stone… individuality of rhythm…“
Modern Poetry and the Imagists in the Egoist, London 1914