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Kenyon, Jane

Overview
Works: 102 works in 203 publications in 1 language and 11,196 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Scores  Musical settings  Art music  Songs  Biography  Song cycles  History  Conference papers and proceedings  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Translator, Contributor, Honoree, Editor, Signer, Speaker, Performer
Classifications: PS3561.E554, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jane Kenyon
Otherwise : new and selected poems by Jane Kenyon( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Got out of bed on two strong legs ... might have been otherwise ... took the dog uphill to the birch wood ... did the work I love ... might have been otherwise ... we ate dinner together at a table with silver candlesticks ... might have been otherwise ... slept in a bed ... planned another day just like this day ... one day, I know, it will be otherwise."
Collected poems by Jane Kenyon( Book )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jane Kenyon is considered one of America's best contemporary poets. Her previous collection, Otherwise: New & Selected Poems, published just after her death in 1995, has been a favorite among readers and is already a contemporary classic." "Now at the ten-year anniversary of her death, Kenyon's Collected Poems assembles all of her published poetry in one book. Included here are the complete poems found in her four previous volumes-From Room to Room, The Boat of Quiet Hours, Let Evening Come, and Constance-as well as the poems that appear in her posthumous volumes Otherwise and A Hundred White Daffodils, four poems never before published in book form, and her translations in Twenty Poems of Anna Akhmatova. Book jacket."--Jacket
A hundred white daffodils : essays, the Akhmatova translations, newspaper columns, notes, interviews, and one poem by Jane Kenyon( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: In this enlightening and typically endearing collection of prose and poetry, the late author of five highly regarded books of verse reflects on her writing life, growing spirituality, passionate hobbies, and ultimately fatal struggle with leukemia. Kenyon is one of the most beloved poets on the contemporary American scene; this book shows us why and how this came to be
Let evening come : poems by Jane Kenyon( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The work of Jane Kenyon (1947-95) is one of poetry's rarest and most heart-breaking gifts. After fighting depression for most of her life, Jane Kenyon died from leukaemia at the age of 47. Her quietly musical poems are moving, compassionate meditations intently probing the life of the heart and spirit. Observing and absorbing small miracles in everyday life, these apparently simple poems grapple with fundamental questions of human existence. They are psalms of love and death, God and nature, joy and despair "Let the light of late afternoon //shine through chinks in the barn, moving //up the bales as the sun moves down. // Let the cricket take up chafing // as a woman takes up her needles // and her yarn. Let evening come. // Let dew collect on the hoe abandoned // in long grass. Let the stars appear // and the moon disclose her silver horn. // Let the fox go back to its sandy den. // Let the wind die down. Let the shed // go black inside. Let evening come. // To the bottle in the ditch, to the scoop in the oats, to air in the lung let evening come. Let it come, as it will, and don't // be afraid. God does not leave us // comfortless, so let evening come
From room to room by Jane Kenyon( Book )

5 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems in Jane Kenyon's first book are full of respect for a life deeply felt. Her vision apprehends the mystery beneath everyday circumstances and objects, from the thimble to the edges of the map. The final section is translations of six poems by Anna Akhmatova
50 collected songs by Ned Rorem( )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Constance by Jane Kenyon( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The boat of quiet hours by Jane Kenyon( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters to Jane by Hayden Carruth( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hayden Carruth's letters to Jane Kenyon between April, 1994 and April, 1995, the year she was dying
Twenty poems by Anna Andreevna Akhmatova( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly it enters : a cycle of songs from poems of Jane Kenyon : for voice and piano by William Bolcom( )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Let evening come : for soprano, viola, and piano by William Bolcom( )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bright unequivocal eye" : poems, papers, and remembrances from the First Jane Kenyon Conference by Jane Kenyon Conference( Book )

8 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A life together by Geoff Moore( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Husband and wife poets, Donald Hall and Jane Kenyon, visit with Bill Moyers about their careers, their poetry and their life together
Let evening come ; Briefly it enters ; Cabaret songs, volumes 3 and 4 by William Bolcom( Recording )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Late afternoon : six songs for mezzo soprano by Ricky Ian Gordon( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Song cycles with double bass and piano by Allan Blank( Recording )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Let evening come : wind ensemble by Donald Grantham( )

1 edition published in 2015 and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What it's like by Jane Kenyon( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Jane Kenyon : a memorial tribute by Jane Kenyon( Recording )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Various poets read selections from Jane Kenyon's work, along with a few works by other authors
 
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Otherwise : new and selected poems
Alternative Names
Jane Kenyon Amerikaans dichteres (1947-1995)

جین کنیون مترجم و شاعر آمریکایی

Languages
English (126)

Covers
Collected poemsA hundred white daffodils : essays, the Akhmatova translations, newspaper columns, notes, interviews, and one poemLet evening come : poemsFrom room to room50 collected songsConstanceThe boat of quiet hoursLetters to Jane