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Mina Loy


Mina Loy
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Mina Loy born Mina Gertrude Lowy (December 27, 1882 – September 25, 1966) was an artist, poet, playwright, novelist, Futurist, actress, Christian Scientist, designer of lamps and bohemian extraordinaire. She was one of the last of the first generation modernists to achieve posthumous recognition. Her poetry was admired by T. S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, Basil Bunting, Gertrude Stein, Francis Picabia and Yvor Winters, among others.

Loy's extremely original poems started to frequent smaller magazines such as Rogue, attracting the attention of the New York avant-garde. Once her work started to gain momentum, she began to publish poems and articles in more ... more »

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  • Rookie Kirsten Tona (1/5/2014 3:39:00 PM)

    What do you think she meant by the watchers of the civilized wastes?

    Did she mean those without genius who pay attention to the works of those with?

  • Rookie Steve Vigo (2/4/2010 1:54:00 PM)

    Is 'The Dead' written about Arthur Cravan? It seems so.

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