Sylvia Dobson was a schoolteacher and a close friend of the modernist and imagist poet Hilda Doolittle. This collection contains
correspondence between Dobson and Doolittle between 1934 and 1951, in addition to Dobson's notes on the letters written after
Doolittle's death in 1961. The content of the correspondence covers topics such as Dobson's poetry and writing, astrology,
travel, World War II and its aftermath, and Doolittle's mental health. Also included are clippings and Dobson's unpublished
On Not Bulldozing Xanadu (1992).
Sylvia Herbert Dobson was born on May 31st, 1908. She was a schoolteacher as well as an aspiring writer.
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