WorldCat Identities

Lee, Li-Young 1957-

Overview
Works: 90 works in 163 publications in 4 languages and 7,537 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Biography  Interviews  Filmed interviews  Filmed literary readings  Nonfiction television programs  Nonfiction films  Educational films  History  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Signer
Classifications: PN6101, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Li-Young Lee
The city in which I love you : poems by Li-Young Lee( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems evokes the author's youth and the immigrant experience in America
Rose : poems by Li-Young Lee( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Korean and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner of the 1990 Delmore Schwartz Memorial Poetry Award
Book of my nights : poems by Li-Young Lee( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behind my eyes by Li-Young Lee( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combining sensitivity and eloquence with a broad appeal, Li-Young Lee walks in the footsteps of Stanley Kunitz and Billy Collins as one of the United States's most beloved poets. Playful, erotic, at times mysterious, his work describes the immanent value of everyday experience. Straightforward language and simple narratives become gateways to the most powerful formulations of beauty, wisdom, and divine love
The power of the word( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A six-part television series celebrating contemporary poets and their poetry. Poets include : Sharon Olds, William Stafford, Octavio Paz, Galway Kinnell, James Autry, Quincy Troupe, Garrett Kaoru Hongo, Mary TallMountain, Joy Harjo, Li-Young Lee, Gerald Stern, Stanley Kunitz, W.S. Merwin, Robert Bly and Lucille Clifton
Voices of memory( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the second of two programs filmed at Glassboro State College in Glassboro, New Jersey. Li-Young Lee and Gerald Stern offer poems that reveal the deep power of memory to inform and illuminate immediate experience
Li-Young Lee by Li-Young Lee( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Li-Young Lee reads several of his poems and from his memoir The winged seed, and discusses his works and poetry in general
Readings & conversations reading by Li-Young Lee ; conversation with Michael Silverblatt( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Li-Young Lee was born in 1957 in Jakarta, Indonesia, where his parents lived in exile from China. He and his family fled to the United States in 1964 from Indonesia where his father was a political prisoner. Mr. Lee, who received a Lannan Literary Award for poetry in 1995, read on March 29, 2000"--Container
Poetry of resilience( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small gathering in a Massachusetts town, 27 poets have come together for the first time to share their experiences as survivors of political atrocities. The poets' tales all vary, but they are united by the drive to bear witness to their past and to continue the process of healing. This documentary features six international poets who individually survived Hiroshima, the Holocaust, China's Cultural Revolution, the Kurdish Genocide in Iraq, the Rwandan Genocide, and the Iranian Revolution
From blossoms : selected poems by Li-Young Lee( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In their own voices a century of recorded poetry by Rebekah Presson Mosby( Recording )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poets read their own work, recorded at various times and places
Li-Young Lee always a rose( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Influenced by the Psalms of the Old Testament, Li-Young Lee writes about his extraordinary family history and his relationship with his father. Lee's first book, "Rose", won the 1988 Whiting Foundation Award
A moveable feast profiles of contemporary American authors( Visual )

in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video collection profiles contemporary American authors and their work in the environments that most influenced them. Includes interviews, readings, and documentary segments
Li-Young Lee by Li-Young Lee( Recording )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American poets Li-Young Lee and Chase Twichell read selections drawn from their own works. Some poems include introductory remarks
Midnight ruminator : first & (last) : [texts by Gaylord Schanilec( Book )

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

Cold work by Cecily Parks( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Persimmons : Li-Young Lee by Susan Angebranndt( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetry on record. 98 poets read their work, 1888-2006( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation of poems read by various authors, recorded from 1888 to 2006
Squaw Valley Community of Writers poetry broadsides( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The winged seed : a remembrance by Li-Young Lee( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This memoir of Chinese American poet Lee creates a moving portrait of his imposing, emotionally elusive father that testifies to the pride, hope, social pain, and cultural alienation of Asian refugees in America
 
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The city in which I love you : poems
Alternative Names
Li-Young Lee

Li-Young Lee American writer

华​裔​美​国​诗​人​李​力​扬​

Languages
English (103)

Chinese (1)

Korean (1)

French (1)

Covers
Rose : poemsBook of my nights : poemsBehind my eyesFrom blossoms : selected poemsIn their own voices a century of recorded poetryPoetry on record. 98 poets read their work, 1888-2006The winged seed : a remembrance