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Lee, Li-Young 1957-

Overview
Works: 103 works in 185 publications in 2 languages and 7,870 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Biography  Interviews  History  Educational films  Internet videos  Filmed interviews  Filmed literary readings  Nonfiction films  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Signer
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Most widely held works about Li-Young Lee
 
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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 )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 1,079 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 )

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

Li-Young Lee was born in 1957 in Jakarta, Indonesia, of Chinese parents. In 1959 his father, after spending a year as a political prisoner in President Sukarno's jails, fled Indonesia with his family. Between 1959 and 1964 the Lee family traveled throughout Hong Kong, Macau and Japan, until arriving in America.Li-Young Lee's first poetry collection, Rose, won the New York University's 1986 Delmore Schwartz Memorial Poetry Award. His second collection, The City In Which I Love You, was the 1990 Lamont Poetry Selection of the Academy of American Poets. His third collection, Book of My Nights, was awarded the 2002 William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America. Table of Contents I.EpistleThe GiftPersimmonsThe Weight Of SweetnessFrom BlossomsDreaming Of HairEarly In The MorningWaterFalling: The CodeNocturneMy IndigoIrisesEating Alone II.Always A Rose III.Eating TogetherAsh, Snow, Or MoonlightThe LifeThe WeepersBraidingRain DiaryMy Sleeping Loved OnesMnemonicBetween SeasonsVisions And Interpretations
Book of my nights : poems by Li-Young Lee( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book of My Nights is the first poetry collection in ten years by one of the world's most acclaimed young poets. In Book of My Nights, Li-Young Lee once again gives us lyrical poetry that fuses memory, family, culture and history. In language as simple and powerful as the human muscle, these poems work individually and as a full-sequence meditation on the vulnerability of humanity. Marketing Plans: o National advertising o National media campaign o National and regional author appearances o Advance reader copies o Course adoption mailing Li-Young Lee burst onto the American literary scene with the publication of Rose, winner of the 1986 Delmore Schwartz Memorial Poetry Award from The Poetry Society of America. He followed that astonishing book with The City in Which I Love You, which was The Lamont Poetry Selection of The Academy of American Poets. Mr. Lee has appeared on National Public Radio a number of times and The Power of the Word, the PBS television series with Bill Moyers. Rose and The City in Which I Love You are in the 19th and 17th printings respectively, making them two of the highest-selling contemporary poetry books in the United States. Moreover, Mr. Lee's poems have been translated into more than a dozen languages. He currently lives in Chicago
Behind my eyes by Li-Young Lee( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 617 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 by Wycliffe Bible Translators USA( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 283 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 by John Morgan( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 106 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
Readings & conversations : reading by Li-Young Lee ; conversation with Michael Silverblatt( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 86 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
Li-Young Lee( Visual )

in English and held by 79 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
Poetry of resilience( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 60 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 )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 51 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 42 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 41 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 20 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
Midnight ruminator : first & (last) : [texts by Gaylord Schanilec( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cold work by Cecily Parks( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Li-Young Lee by Li-Young Lee( Recording )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Li-Young Lee reads from The city in which I love you and recalls his father
The city in which I love you poems by Li-Young Lee by Li-Young Lee( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lee's poems are made from his life with his life, his poems are earned. He dares to be simple
Persimmons : Li-Young Lee by Susan Angebranndt( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Li-Young Lee( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Li-Young Lee reads from The Winged Seed: A Remembrance, Rose, and The City in Which I Love You" --VHS container
The winged seed : a remembrance by Li-Young Lee( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reissue of acclaimed poet Li-Young Lee's heart-wrenching memoir, with a new foreword by the author and never-before-seen photos
 
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The city in which I love you : poems
Alternative Names
Li-Young Lee

Li-Young Lee American writer

Li-Young Lee dichter uit Indonesië

Li-Young Lee écrivain américain

Li-Young Lee escritor estadounidense

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Languages
English (109)

French (1)

Covers
Rose : poemsBook of my nights : poemsBehind my eyesFrom blossoms : selected poemsIn their own voices : a century of recorded poetryThe city in which I love you poems by Li-Young LeeThe winged seed : a remembrance