Poetry Books by Denise Levertov

Denise Levertov Books, Denise Levertov poetry book Footprints Authors: Denise Levertov
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Published Date: 1972
Categories: Poetry
The poet's strong social commitment is revealed in these reflective works

Denise Levertov Books, Denise Levertov poetry book The Freeing of the Dust Authors: Denise Levertov
Publisher: New Directions
Published Date: 1975-01
Categories: Fiction
Sixty poems reflect the contemporary writer's personal sentiments on the tragedy of war, the need to be free, and the meaning of family relationships and friendships.

Denise Levertov Books, Denise Levertov poetry book Martín ; &, Meditations on the South Valley Authors: Jimmy Santiago Baca
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 1987
Categories: Poetry
Two poems tell the stories of Martin, a detribalized Apache, and the narrator's efforts to survive in the barrio

Denise Levertov Books, Denise Levertov poetry book To stay alive Authors: Denise Levertov
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
Published Date: 1971
Categories: Reference
A collection of poetry exploring political themes expresses the author's philosophy of social protest

Denise Levertov Books, Denise Levertov poetry book New Selected Poems Authors: Denise Levertov
Publisher:
Published Date: 2003
Categories: Poetry
This new, comprehensive selection of one of America's foremost modern poets draws on two dozen collections published over six decades. Edited by Paul A. Lacey, it replaces her earlier Bloodaxe Selected Poems (1986), and includes selections from both her earlier work and from the six later collections published by Bloodaxe in Britain, from Oblique Prayers to the posthumously published Sands of the Well and This Great Unknowing. Preface by Robert Creeley.

Denise Levertov Books, Denise Levertov poetry book The poet in the world Authors: Denise Levertov
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Published Date: 1973
Categories: Literary Criticism
Using the medium of prose, the contemporary poet expresses her thoughts on the poet's craft and other writers

Denise Levertov Books, Denise Levertov poetry book Candles in Babylon Authors: Denise Levertov
Publisher: New Directions
Published Date: 1982
Categories: Poetry
Poems examine the gap between our public and private selves, the role of the poet, and the mysteries of human experience

Denise Levertov Books, Denise Levertov poetry book Breathing the Water Authors: Denise Levertov
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 1987
Categories: Poetry
Poetry explores themes such as death, spirituality, and the world of nature

Denise Levertov Books, Denise Levertov poetry book A Door in the Hive Authors: Denise Levertov
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 1989
Categories: Poetry
Poems address such topics as paintings, music, landscapes, and the terror in El Salvador.

Denise Levertov Books, Denise Levertov poetry book Evening Train Authors: Denise Levertov
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 1993
Categories: Poetry
Poems address the nature of faith, the beauty of nature, the horrors of war, and the pain and tenderness of love

Denise Levertov Books, Denise Levertov poetry book Life in the Forest Authors: Denise Levertov
Publisher: New Directions
Published Date: 2008-09-30
Categories: Poetry
Published in 1978, this is Levertov's most important work produced during the 70s.

Denise Levertov Books, Denise Levertov poetry book Poems 1968-1972 Authors: Denise Levertov
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 1987
Categories: Poetry
Poems deal with dreams, death, courage, the soul, myths, failure, madness, hunger, nature, war, friendship, and love

Denise Levertov Books, Denise Levertov poetry book Making Peace Authors: Denise Levertov
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 2006
Categories: Poetry
"The poems gathered here span the last three decades of Levertov's life, their subjects ranging from Vietnam to the death-squads of El Salvador to the first Gulf War." -- Back cover.

Denise Levertov Books, Denise Levertov poetry book Light Up the Cave Authors: Denise Levertov
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 1981
Categories: Fiction
This volume of fiction and essays includes three short stories, articles on the craft of poetry focusing on the musical function of the line, and a discussion of the relation of poets to politics.

Denise Levertov Books, Denise Levertov poetry book Sands of the Well Authors: Denise Levertov
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 1998-02
Categories: Poetry
Poems consider music, memory, aging, death, doubts, faith, and the natural world

Denise Levertov Books, Denise Levertov poetry book The Life Around Us Authors: Denise Levertov
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 1997
Categories: Poetry
Gathered here in one handy volume are 62 poems about nature and the ecology. But, as the author notes in her preface, these are not all praise-poems"celebration and fear of loss are necessarily conjoined". This compact gift-book will have special appeal to those who love Mother Earth.

Denise Levertov Books, Denise Levertov poetry book Collected Earlier Poems, 1940-1960 Authors: Denise Levertov
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 1979
Categories: Poetry
Verse celebrating natural beauty and intricacy are collected with poems devoted to social issues in a gathering of Levertov's earlier writings from England and New York City

Denise Levertov Books, Denise Levertov poetry book The Stream & the Sapphire Authors: Denise Levertov
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 1997
Categories: Poetry
The poet presents a selection of thirty-four of her own poems culled from previously published volumes, tracing her movement from agnosticism to Christian faith and her oscillation from doubt to affirmation along the way.

Denise Levertov Books, Denise Levertov poetry book Selected Poems Authors: Denise Levertov
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 2002
Categories: Poetry
Presents a chronological overview of the award-winning author's poetry, in a collection that reflects her childhood inspiration by T.S. Eliot, her experiences as a newcomer to post-World War II America, and her beliefs as an anti-war activist and environmentalist.

Denise Levertov Books, Denise Levertov poetry book Tesserae Authors: Denise Levertov
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 1996
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
A collection of brief memoirs by the poet offers a glimpse of her life and the inspiration for her work

Denise Levertov Books, Denise Levertov poetry book This Great Unknowing Authors: Denise Levertov
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 2000
Categories: Poetry
When Denise Levertov died on December 20, 1997, she left behind forty finished poems, which now form her last collection, This Great Unknowing.

Denise Levertov Books, Denise Levertov poetry book New & Selected Essays Authors: Denise Levertov
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 1992
Categories: Literary Collections
Denise Levertov fulfills the eternal mission of the true Poet: to be a receptacle of Divine Grace and a 'spendor of that Grace to humanity.' World Literature Today"

Denise Levertov Books, Denise Levertov poetry book Conversations with Denise Levertov Authors: Denise Levertov
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
Published Date: 1998
Categories: Literary Criticism
Denise Levertov, American poet and activist, died in December 1997 at the age of 74. This book contains some twenty previously uncollected interviews conducted between the early 1960s and the middle of the 1990s. They are focused primarily on her work as a poet but also on her social and political concerns. The interviews in which Levertov discusses her craft constitute an important document on American poetry in the second half of the twentieth century. She talks of her legendary friendship with her mentor William Carlos Williams and her association with the Black Mountain Poets. As she discusses her craft in great detail, she gives special attention to diction, line lengths, versification, and choice of subject matter. Students of American culture and readers of American poetry will be delighted by this collection of the personal views of one of the century's best poets.

Denise Levertov Books, Denise Levertov poetry book Poems 1972-1982 Authors: Denise Levertov
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 2001
Categories: Poetry
Three of Denise Levertov's classic volumes, now available in a single edition. Here gathered for the first time in a single edition are three of Denise Levertov's finest books: The Freeing of the Dust (1975), Life in the Forest (1978), and Candles in Babylon (1982). This new compilationbeginning where Denise Levertov's Poems 1968-1972 left offtestifies not only to Levertov's technical mastery, but also to her spiritual vision, especially in regard to the Vietnam War. Some of Levertov's best war poems, the result of her visit to North Vietnam in 1972, are contained in this marvelous collection. Poems 1972-1982 enables readers to observe a crucial phase in Levertov's poetic development. At the same time, it illuminates Robert Creeley's assessment that she "was a constantly defining presence in the world we shared, a remarkable and transforming poet for all of us."

Denise Levertov Books, Denise Levertov poetry book The Letters of Denise Levertov and William Carlos Williams Authors: Denise Levertov, William Carlos Williams
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 1998
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
A celebration of the literary correspondence of Denise Levertov and William Carlos Williams - at once a portrait of two geniuses, the testimony of their remarkable friendship, and a seedbed of ideas about American poetry. This volume contains 33 letters from Levertov and 31 from Williams.



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