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Simpson, Louis 1923-2012

Overview
Works: 228 works in 614 publications in 2 languages and 19,863 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Signer, Author of introduction, Other, ed
Classifications: PS3537.I75, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Louis Simpson
A revolution in taste : studies of Dylan Thomas, Allen Ginsberg, Sylvia Plath, and Robert Lowell by Louis Simpson( Book )

38 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simpson shows how Dylan Thomas reminded American poets of the importance of the personal voice, the poetry of feelings and inner needs. He then moves to three American poets, examining how they responded to, and helped make the "revolution in taste."
An introduction to poetry by Louis Simpson( Book )

33 editions published between 1967 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diverse works from Chaucer to Bob Dylan have been carefully arranged to facilitate the understanding and enjoyment of all poetry
Three on the tower : the lives and works of Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, and William Carlos Williams by Louis Simpson( Book )

12 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the end of the open road : poems by Louis Simpson( Book )

17 editions published between 1963 and 1967 in English and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems by Louis Simpson( Book )

18 editions published between 1905 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawn from the 1964 Pulitzer Prize winner's four previous works, including twelve new poems
New poets of England and America by Donald Hall( Book )

23 editions published between 1957 and 1997 in English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Robert Frost observes in his introduction to New Poets of England and America, "All poets I have ever heard of struck their note long before forty ... The statistics are all in favor of their being as good and lyric as they will ever be ... The poets of this group, many of them my friends and already known to many of us, need live to write no better, need only wait to be better known for what they have written."--World Publishing Company
A dream of governors; poems by Louis Simpson( Book )

21 editions published between 1955 and 1967 in English and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected poems by Louis Simpson( Book )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"These are not all my poems--they are the poems I would like to be remembered by"--Page vii
Adventures of the letter I by Louis Simpson( Book )

12 editions published between 1971 and 1978 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The owner of the house : new collected poems, 1940-2001 by Louis Simpson( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A major poetry collection by one of America's most widely acclaimed poets, published in his eightieth Year!
Searching for the ox : [poems] by Louis Simpson( Book )

13 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Hogg; a critical study by Louis Simpson( Book )

13 editions published between 1962 and 1972 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays spanning politics, criticism, and feminism from one of the most-watched young cultural observers of her generation, Roxane Gay. "Pink is my favorite color. I used to say my favorite color was black to be cool, but it is pink, all shades of pink. If I have an accessory, it is probably pink. I read Vogue, and I'm not doing it ironically, though it might seem that way. I once live-tweeted the September issue." In these funny and insightful essays, Roxane Gay takes us through the journey of her evolution as a woman (Sweet Valley High) of color (The Help) while also taking readers on a ride through culture of the last few years (Girls, Django in Chains) and commenting on the state of feminism today (abortion, Chris Brown). The portrait that emerges is not only one of an incredibly insightful woman continually growing to understand herself and our society, but also one of our culture. Bad Feminist is a sharp, funny, and spot-on look at the ways in which the culture we consume becomes who we are, and an inspiring call-to-arms of all the ways we still need to do better
People live here : selected poems 1949-1983 by Louis Simpson( Book )

11 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caviare at the funeral : poems by Louis Simpson( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best hour of the night : poems by Louis Simpson( Book )

7 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the room we share by Louis Simpson( Book )

8 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There you are : poems by Louis Simpson( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern poets of France : a bilingual anthology by Louis Simpson( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this bilingual anthology, editor and translator Simpson selects those masterpieces of French poetry that formed the taste of generations of readers throughout the world. Here are the moderns of 1848, the Symbolist poets of the turn of the century, the Dadaists, and the Surrealists who flourished in the 1930's. Also included are biographies of the poets and descriptions of main literary movements. --Story Line Press
The legacy ; & the testament by François Villon( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Louis Simpson's translation of Francois Villon's The Legacy & The Testament is the definitive translation of the life work of one of France's greatest poets. Raised by a foster father who intended him for the Church, Villon associated with thieves and vagabonds. Later imprisoned, chained and tortured, he survived to write one of the most enduring epics ever." "This translation of Villon is faithful to the original structure and each poem is translated with its original pathos and wit."--Jacket
Struggling times : poems by Louis Simpson( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pulitzer Prize-winning poet's new collection reflects sixty years as a leading figure in American letters
 
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The owner of the house : new collected poems, 1940-2001
Alternative Names
Louis Simpson Amerikaans dichter (1923-2012)

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Louis Simpson US-amerikanischer Lyriker, Kritiker und Pulitzer-Preisträger

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לואיס סימפסון

לואיס סימפסון משורר ג'מייקני

لوئیس سیمپسون شاعر آمریکایی

Languages
English (336)

French (1)

Covers
There you are : poemsModern poets of France : a bilingual anthologyThe legacy ; & the testamentStruggling times : poemsThe king my father's wreckContemporary literary criticism.