WorldCat Identities

Kizer, Carolyn

Overview
Works: 168 works in 260 publications in 1 language and 7,601 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Interviews  Documentary films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Author, Translator, Signer, Other, Dedicatee
Classifications: PS3521.I9, 811.54
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Mermaids in the basement by Carolyn Kizer( Book )

6 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Pro Femina, she writes: "From Sappho to myself, consider the fate of women. / How unworthy to discuss it! Like a noose ... / Juvenal set us apart in denouncing / our vices / Which had grown, in part, from / having been set apart: / Women abused their spouses, / cuckolded them, even plotted / To poison them ..."
Yin by Carolyn Kizer( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American poet's Pulitzer prize-winning volume focuses on themes of feminine perceptions and creativity
Harping on : poems 1985-1995 by Carolyn Kizer( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Did you see someone cold-cock a blind nun? / Well, I did. Two helpful idiots / Steered her across the tarmac to her plane / And led her smack into the wing. / She deplaned with two black eyes & a crooked wimple, / Bruised proof that the distinction is not simple / Between ineptitude and evil."
The nearness of you : poems by Carolyn Kizer( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Midnight was my cry : new and selected poems by Carolyn Kizer( Book )

5 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Knock upon silence; poems by Carolyn Kizer( Book )

8 editions published between 1965 and 1987 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five poets of the Pacific Northwest : Kenneth O. Hanson, Richard Hugo, Carolyn Kizer, William Stafford, David Wagoner by Robin Skelton( Book )

5 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leaving Taos by Robert Peterson( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carrying over : poems from the Chinese, Urdu, Macedonian, Yiddish, and French African by Carolyn Kizer( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ungrateful garden by Carolyn Kizer( Book )

5 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

100 great poems by women : a golden Ecco anthology( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picking and choosing : essays on prose by Carolyn Kizer( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American spirituals by Jeffrey Greene( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carolyn Kizer : perspectives on her life and work( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essential Clare by John Clare( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

100 great poems by women : a golden Ecco anthology by Carolyn Kizer( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The winner of the 1985 Pulitzer Prize in poetry for "Yin" presents the second volume in this popular anthology series, showcasing relatively unknown poets as well as greats such as Emily Dickinson, Willa Cather, and Sylvia Plath
Pro femina : a poem : with a note by the author by Carolyn Kizer( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portal by Joyce Jenkins( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carolyn Kizer by Carolyn Kizer( Recording )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1995 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carolyn Kizer and David Wagoner read selections from their poetry
Proses : on poems & poets by Carolyn Kizer( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Mermaids in the basement
Alternative Names
Carolyn Kizer Amerikaans dichteres (1925-2014)

Carolyn Kizer amerikansk poet

Carolyn Kizer poetessa estatunidenca

Carolyn Kizer poétesse américaine

Carolyn Kizer poetisa estadounidense

Carolyn Kizer US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin und Pulitzer-Preisträgerin

کرولین کایزر شاعر آمریکایی

Languages
English (106)

Covers
YinHarping on : poems 1985-1995The nearness of you : poemsCarrying over : poems from the Chinese, Urdu, Macedonian, Yiddish, and French African100 great poems by women : a golden Ecco anthologyPicking and choosing : essays on proseAmerican spiritualsCarolyn Kizer : perspectives on her life and work