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Levertov, Denise 1923-1997

Overview
Works: 1,023 works in 2,047 publications in 4 languages and 49,549 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Personal correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Signer, Performer, zxx, Other, Lyricist, Narrator, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Contributor, tra, Composer, Author in quotations or text abstracts
Classifications: PS3562.E8876, 811.54
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Most widely held works by Denise Levertov
The Jacob's ladder by Denise Levertov( Book )

39 editions published between 1921 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sorrow dance by Denise Levertov( Book )

32 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected earlier poems, 1940-1960 by Denise Levertov( Book )

23 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now available. Here are the early poems which first brought Denise Levertov's work to prominence -- from early uncollected poems, selections from The Double Image (London, 1946), and her three books Here and Now (1957), Overland to the Islands (1958) and With Eyes at the Back of Our Heads (1960), which established her as one of the more lyrical and most influential poets of the "New American" poetry
O taste and see : new poems by Denise Levertov( Book )

25 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Footprints by Denise Levertov( Book )

17 editions published between 1962 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems by a 20th-century author dealing with her students at M.I.T., nature, and social patterns
With eyes at the back of our heads by Denise Levertov( Book )

28 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The freeing of the dust by Denise Levertov( Book )

7 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poet in the world by Denise Levertove( Book )

22 editions published between 1973 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using the medium of prose, the contemporary poet expresses her thoughts on the poet's craft and other writers
Evening train by Denise Levertov( Book )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evening Train, Denise Levertov's new collection of poetry, is her twenty-first book with New Directions and one of her best. It shows Levertov at her most moving and musical, impressive and meditative, addressing the nature of faith, the imperiled beauty of the natural world (her new home in the Northwest brings mountains, herons, eagles), the horrors of the Gulf War, the pain and tenderness of love. What is remarkable throughout is the precision of her craft and her
Relearning the alphabet by Denise Levertov( Book )

19 editions published between 1966 and 1991 in English and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To stay alive by Denise Levertov( Book )

19 editions published between 1965 and 1971 in English and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sands of the well by Denise Levertov( Book )

29 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Primary Wonder, she writes: "And then / once more the quiet mystery / is present to me, the throng's clamor / recedes: the mystery / that there is anything, anything at all, / let alone cosmos, joy, memory, everything, / rather than void: and that O Lord, / Creator, Hallowed One, You still, / hour by hour sustain it."
Poems, 1960-1967 by Denise Levertov( Book )

23 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poet's concern for quotidian realities and eternal verities gives these poems substance meant to last, expressed in a style that is clear, concise, and intense ... lyrical but spare, the lines speak of many things--marriage, rivers, the world that is not enough with us--and the faint sounds of biblical and other literary allusions show asensibility that has assimilated the great tradition withthe urgencies of today
A door in the hive by Denise Levertov( Book )

22 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life in the forest by Denise Levertov( Book )

9 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In praise of Krishna; songs from the Bengali by Edward C Dimock( Book )

27 editions published between 1967 and 1981 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Candles in Babylon by Denise Levertov( Book )

12 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This great unknowing : last poems by Denise Levertov( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Denise Levertov died in 1997, she left behind 40 finished poems that shine with the artistry of a writer at the height of her powers, now collected here in "This Great Unknowing."
Light up the cave by Denise Levertov( Book )

8 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oblique prayers : new poems with 14 translations from Jean Joubert by Denise Levertov( Book )

15 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Collected earlier poems, 1940-1960
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The freeing of the dustEvening trainSands of the wellPoems, 1960-1967A door in the hiveLife in the forestIn praise of Krishna; songs from the BengaliCandles in Babylon
Alternative Names
Denise Levertov

Denise Levertov americká básnířka

Denise Levertov Brits dichteres (1923-1997)

Denise Levertov brytyjsko-amerykańska poetka

Denise Levertov scrittrice e poetessa britannica

Denise Levertov US-amerikanische Dichterin

Denise Levertoy

Dionysia Levertov

Goodman, Denise Levertov

Goodman Denise Levertov (1923-1997)

Levertoff, Denise

Levertoff, Denise 1923-

Levertoff Denise (1923-1997)

Levertoff Goodman, Denise

Levertov D.

Levertov Denise

Levertov, Denise, 1923-

Деніс Левертов

Левертов Дениза

דניס לברטוב סופרת בריטית

دنیس لوورتوف

دينيس ليڤيرتوڤ

डेनिस लेवेरतोव

डेनिस लेव्हेर्तोव्ह

დენის ლევერტოვი

レヴァトフ, デニーズ

Languages
English (521)

German (2)

Spanish (1)

Chinese (1)