Poetry Books by Larry Levis

Larry Levis Books, Larry Levis poetry book Year of Bad Medicine Authors: Larry Werner
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Published Date: 2004-06
Categories:
Conflict in the Middle East: What Drives It? Where will it end? This study will provide the reader a significant understanding of the historic and current issues that drive the ongoing turmoil in the Middle East and the potential for these factors to escalate into a nuclear conflict. The historic background provides an overview of the religious and regional issues that are the base cause for the animosity and aggression between these nations. The nuclear development, intent, and international posture are also reviewed. Concentrating on these main factors, the Lockwood method of numerical analysis is used to predict the most likely future events that could result in a nuclear conflict during the period of 2005 to 2020. This study concentrates on Iran, Iraq and Israel - the three main players in the future stability of the Middle East. An extensive bibliography is included for the reader who wishes further information on Middle East nuclear developments.

Larry Levis Books, Larry Levis poetry book A Contrarian's Guide to Knowing God Authors: Larry Osborne
Publisher: Multnomah
Published Date: 2009-04-14
Categories: Religion
An updated edition with two all-new chapters, a new introduction, and a fresh look, this book challenges widely accepted ideas about what it means to know God and offers fresh paths for pursuing genuine spirituality. This practical guide speaks to those who are weary of formulaic faith or who are haunted by nagging doubts about the church, as well as those who find the traditional spiritual disciplines impractical or even agonizing because of their personal wiring. Easy to read but filled with challenging ideas, this book provides a spiritual foundation for pastors and teachers, committed Christians, and anyone interested in discovering God for themselves but wary of predictable paths.

Larry Levis Books, Larry Levis poetry book The Dollmaker's Ghost Authors: Larry Levis
Publisher: Carnegie Mellon Classic Contem
Published Date: 1997-10
Categories: Poetry
A reissuing of The Dollmaker's Ghost, poetry by Larry Levis.

Larry Levis Books, Larry Levis poetry book The Widening Spell of the Leaves Authors: Larry Levis
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
Published Date: 2013-08-09
Categories: Poetry
"Establishes Levis indisputably and once and for all as one of the younger masters." --North American Review "In this book, Levis descends through memory and history with bravery and authority. He seems to be writing the poems we all need to read right now." --Antioch Review Larry Levis was born in Fresno, California, in 1946. His first book of poems, Wrecking Crew, won the United States Award from the International Poetry Forum, and was published in the Pitt Poetry Series in 1972. His second book, The Afterlife, won the Lamont Award from the American Academy of Poets in 1976. In 1981, The Dollmaker's Ghost was a winner of the Open Competition of the National Poetry Series. Among his other awards were three fellowships in poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Fulbright Fellowship, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. Larry Levis died in 1996.

Larry Levis Books, Larry Levis poetry book The Darkening Trapeze Authors: Larry Levis
Publisher: Graywolf Press
Published Date: 2016-01-05
Categories: Poetry
The empty bar that someone was supposed to swing to him Did not arrive, & so his outstretched flesh itself became A darkening trapeze. The two other acrobats were thieves. --from "Elegy with a Darkening Trapeze Inside It" The Darkening Trapeze collects the last poems by Larry Levis, written during the extraordinary blaze of his final years when his poetry expanded into the ambitious operatic masterpieces he is known for. Edited and with an afterword by David St. John and published twenty years after Levis's death, this collection contains major unpublished works, including final elegies, brief lyrics, and a coda believed to be the last poem Levis wrote, a heart-wrenching poem about his son. The Darkening Trapeze is an astonishing collection by a poet many consider to be among the greatest of late-twentieth-century American poetry.

Larry Levis Books, Larry Levis poetry book The Gazer Within Authors: Larry Levis, David St. John, Randy Marshall
Publisher:
Published Date: 2001
Categories: Literary Criticism
A posthumous collection of essays, reviews, and interviews by Larry Levis

Larry Levis Books, Larry Levis poetry book The Afterlife Authors: Larry Levis
Publisher: Carnegie Mellon
Published Date: 1998
Categories: Poetry
A reissuing of The Afterlife, poetry by Larry Levis.



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