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This first collection of Moore's poems was published without her knowledge by Hilda Doolittle (H.D.), Winifred Ellerman McAlmon (Bryher), and Robert McAlmon for Egoist Press. It earned a lukewarm reception from critics. Three years later, Moore would be able to publish a collection of her own design that was received much more positively, Observations. (Dictionary of Literary Biography)

This first volume of poetry published by the American modernist writer William Carlos Williams bears no relation to his mature style exemplified in poems such as "The Red Wheelbarrow" and "This is Just to Say." In his autobiography, Williams recalls that "the poems were bad Keats, nothing else—oh well, bad Whitman. But I sure loved them" (107). In fact, Williams loved them enough to pay his…

Academy Award. Oscar® statuette awarded to John Ford for best director for How Green Was My Valley, 1941.

The original autograph manuscript of Peter Pan contains a great deal more material than appeared in the published version, including a number of corrections, deletions, variations, and Barrie's illustration of part of Never Land. The manuscript is inscribed to Maude Adams, the actress who originated the stage role of Peter Pan.