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Brief biographies

RICHARDALDINGTON,1892-1962.Englishpoet,novelistandbiographer.Hewasamongthefirstpoetstobedesignatedan'lmagiste' byPoundandhisfirstbookofpoemswasactuallycalledImages 1910-1915.AldingtonmarriedHildaDoolittlein1913butafterthe FirstWorldWartheyseparatedandweresubsequentlydivorced. Aldington'sCollectedPoemswerepublishedin1928.Hiswartime experiencegaverisetohisbitteranti-warnovelDeathefaHero (1929)inwhichafictionalcaricatureofPoundappears.Aldington producedcontroversialaccountsofthelivesofbothD.H.Lawrence andT.E.Lawrence(LawrenceofArabia).Hisautobiography,Life forlife'sSake(1941),isasourcefornumerousanecdotesabout Pound'sLondonyears.