Translated by Rachel Blau DuPlessis
Translator's Bio: Rachel Blau DuPlessis is Professor of English at Temple University. She is the author of H.D.: The Career of That Struggle (Indiana University Press, 1986) and co-edited Signets: Reading H.D. (University of Wisconsin Press, 1990) with Susan Stanford Friedman. Her other books include Writing Beyond the Ending: Narrative Strategies of Twentieth-Century Women Writers (Indiana University Press, 1985), The Pink Guitar: Writing as Feminist Practice (1990) and Genders, Races, and Religious Cultures in Modern American Poetry, 1908-1934 (Cambridge University Press, 2001). A roundtable on her recent collection, Drafts 1-38, Toll (Wesleyan University Press, 2001) is featured in this issue.