WorldCat Identities

Lifshin, Lyn

Overview
Works: 205 works in 332 publications in 1 language and 6,324 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Diaries  Biography  Bibliography  History  Interviews  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Editor, Signer
Classifications: PS3562.I4537, 811.54
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Most widely held works by Lyn Lifshin
Tangled vines : a collection of mother and daughter poems by Lyn Lifshin( Book )

12 editions published between 1978 and 1992 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems by Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton, Erica Jong, Nikki Giovanni, Liv Ullman, and others explore the intense relationship between mothers and daughters
Ariadne's thread : a collection of contemporary women's journals( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shaker House poems by Lyn Lifshin( Book )

4 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flowering after Frost : the anthology of contemporary New England poetry( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kiss the skin off by Lyn Lifshin( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leaning south : [poems] by Lyn Lifshin( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upstate madonna : poems, 1970-1974 by Lyn Lifshin( Book )

5 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cold comfort : selected poems, 1970-1996 by Lyn Lifshin( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Magnificently crafted poems, terse as needlework" (Choice), these concise field reports from a woman warrior at the front lines of feeling confirm the suggestion of Ed Sanders that Lyn Lifshin qualifies as "a modern Emily Dickinson."
Lips unsealed : confidences from contemporary women writers( Book )

5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before it's light : new poems by Lyn Lifshin( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Another woman who looks like me : poems by Lyn Lifshin( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black apples by Lyn Lifshin( Book )

6 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old house poems by Lyn Lifshin( Book )

4 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katrina by Lyn Lifshin( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Can poetry be a place, as well, to rise up in compassion? Lyn Lifshin's voice does this. She speaks of individual dramas, not minor but unique, in the lives of those who experienced the major drama of Katrina. --John Peterson, publisher, from the Preface --Book Jacket
Licorice daughter : my year with Ruffian by Lyn Lifshin( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The doctor poems by Lyn Lifshin( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbaro : beyond brokenness by Lyn Lifshin( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lyn Lifshin chronicles Barbaro's life, from his birth in a stall in Kentucky, his awe inspiring win in the 2006 Kentucky Derby, to the injury that ultimately led to his death
Madonna who shifts for herself by Lyn Lifshin( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The old house on the Croton by Lyn Lifshin( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secretariat : the Red Freak, the Miracle by Lyn Lifshin( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""This full arc of life-bigger than imagination in a raging fire-is set on paper by a poet obsessed with beauty, hooves, and the passion of flight ... In Lifshin's language, spare yet metaphorically profound, we enter into that animal grace that only a true poet can convey, as we race on from poem to poem, joining Secretariat in triumph-'not for a win but a coronation.'"--Laura ChesterAS THE DAYS GET LONGERthe horse dreamsof flying in the airlike a gust of windon an abandonedChristmas tree, red exploding likea spurt of ligh
 
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Tangled vines : a collection of mother and daughter poems
Alternative Names
Lyn Lifshin American writer

Lyn Lifshin Amerikaans dichteres

Languages
English (110)

Covers
Cold comfort : selected poems, 1970-1996Before it's light : new poemsAnother woman who looks like me : poemsKatrinaLicorice daughter : my year with RuffianBarbaro : beyond brokenness