Levertov, Denise (1923 - 1997)

Index to poems

Biography: 
  • Dewey, Anne Day. "Denise Levertov". Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 165: American Poets Since World War II, Fourth Series. A Bruccoli Clark Layman Book. Edited by Joseph Conte, State University of New York at Buffalo. Gale Research, 1996. pp. 147-164.
  • Levertov, Denise. The Double Image. Philadelphia, PA: Cresset, 1946; reprinted Waldron Island, WA: Brooding Heron Press, 1991.
  • --. Here and Now. San Francisco, CA: City Lights, 1957.
  • --. 5 Poems. San Francisco, CA:White Rabbit Press, 1958.
  • --. Overland to the Islands. Highlands, NC: J. Williams, 1958.
  • --. With Eyes at the Back of Our Heads. New York, NY: New Directions Press, 1959.
  • --. The Jacob's Ladder. New York, NY: New Directions Press, 1961.
  • --. O Taste and SEE: New Poems. New York, NY: New Directions Press, 1964.
  • --. City Psalm. Kensington, CA: Oyez, 1964.
  • --. Psalm concerning the Castle. Mount Horeb, WI: Perishable Press, 1966.
  • --. The Sorrow Dance. New York, NY: New Directions Press, 1967.
  • --. A Tree Telling of Orpheus. Santa Barbara, CA: Black Sparrow Press, 1968.
  • --. A Marigold from North Vietnam. Everett, WA: Albondocani Press-Ampersand, 1968.
  • --. Three Poems. Mount Horeb, WI: Perishable Press, 1968.
  • --. The Cold Spring and Other Poems. New York, NY: New Directions Press, 1969.
  • --. Embroideries. Santa Barbara, CA: Black Sparrow Press, 1969.
  • --. Relearning the Alphabet. New York, NY: New Directions Press, 1970.
  • --. Summer Poems 1969. Kensington, CA: Oyez, 1970.
  • --. A New Year's Garland for My Students, MIT 1969-1970. Mount Horeb, WI: Perishable Press, 1970.
  • --. To Stay Alive. New York, NY: New Directions Press, 1971.
  • --. Footprints. New York, NY: New Directions Press, 1972.
  • --. The Freeing of the Dust. New York, NY: New Directions Press, 1975.
  • --. Chekhov on the West Heath. Revere, PA: Woolmer/Brotherston, 1977.
  • --. Life in the Forest. New York, NY: New Directions Press, 1978.
  • --. Collected Earlier Poems, 1940-1960. New York, NY: New Directions Press, 1979.
  • --. Pig Dreams: Scenes from the Life of Sylvia. Woodstock, VT: Countryman Press, 1981.
  • --. Wanderer's Daysong. Port Townsend, WA: Copper Canyon Press, 1981
  • --. Candles in Babylon. New York, NY: New Directions Press, 1982.
  • --. Poems, 1960-1967. New York, NY: New Directions Press, 1983.
  • --. Two Poems. Concord, NH: William B. Ewert, 1983.
  • --. Oblique Prayers: New Poems with Fourteen Translations from Jean Joubert. New York, NY: New Directions Press, 1984.
  • --. El Salvador: Requiem and Invocation. Concord, NH: William B. Ewert, 1984.
  • --. The Menaced World. Concord, NH: William B. Ewert, 1984.
  • --. Selected Poems. Newcastle upon Tyne, England: Bloodaxe Books, 1986.
  • --. Breathing the Water. New York, NY: New Directions Press, 1987.
  • --. Poems, 1968-1972. New York, NY: New Directions Press, 1987.
  • -- (With Peter Brown). Seasons of Light. Houston, TX: Rice University Press, 1988.
  • --. A Door in the Hive. New York, NY: New Directions Press, 1989.
  • --. Evening Train. New York, NY: New Directions Press, 1992.
  • --. Sands of the Well. New York, NY: New Directions Press, 1996.
  • --. Batterers. West Burke, VT: Janus Press, 1996.
  • --. The Life around Us: Selected Poems on Nature. New York, NY: New Directions Press, 1997.
  • --. The Stream and the Sapphire: Selected Poems on Religious Themes. New York, NY: New Directions Press, 1997.
  • --. This Great Unknowing: Last Poems. New York, NY: New Directions Press, 1999.
  • --. Poems: 1972-1982. New York, NY: New Directions Press, 2001.
Given Name: 
Denise Levertov
Family Name: 
Levertov
Birth Date: 
October 24, 1923
Death Date: 
December 20, 1997
Nationality: 
Family Relations: 
father : Paul Philip Levertoff
mother : Beatrice Adelaide Levertoff
husband : Mitchell Goodman (from 1947 to to 1972)
son : Nikolai Gregor Goodman

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First RPO Edition: 
2009