Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present
Standard Name: Levertov, Denise
Birth Name: Denise Levertoff
Self-constructed Name: Denise Levertov
Married Name: Denise Goodman
, who began as a British poet of multinational origins, moved after her marriage to the USA, where she became a strong force in American literary life, and one of the four leaders of the Black Mountain group of poets. As well as poetry, she published essays, translations, and edited work: twenty-five volumes in all. Though she has received a high level of recognition and public praise for her work, the passionately political element in the poetry of her middle years made her highly controversial.
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's critics have praised the originality and intelligence of her poems. Michael Laskey
says they are original poems, scrupulous, unflashy, meditative, pushing at the ineffable, peculiarly inside language, earning their hard-won spiritual insights and...
was editor of the first number of Prospect, a literary magazine published this winter at Cambridge University
. She used her editorship (continued until the fifth issue) to introduce an American avant-garde influenced...
In 2000 MF
, together with Andrew J. Weaver
, edited Reflections on Forgiveness and Spiritual Growth by a number of more or less well-known Christians. A paperback edition appeared in 2001,
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This book collects ten years of forewords, personal statements, and reviews,
Burt, Stephen. “No scene could be worse”. London Review of Books, Vol.
, No. 3, pp. 29-30.
in which Rich continues to tease out the complex negotiations between art and social justice, the ways in which writers have shaped (or...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text
Here ASargues that change is time's one permanent condition, that it continually transforms the present into the past at the very moment it opens the future to further change. Quoting from her own The...
The Faber Book of Modern Verse, edited by Michael Roberts
(who was put forward for this task by T. S. Eliot
), set out to define the modern movement, not just chronologically but according...
John Villiers Sankey
began producing, on a hand press housed in his bedroom, a little magazine called The Window, which he also edited.
Levertov, Denise. Candles in Babylon. New Directions, 1982.
Levertov, Denise. Here and Now. City Lights, 1957.
Levertov, Denise. “Levertov’s Speech for a Rally at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, April 15, 1970”. Modern American Poetry: Poets: Denise Levertov.
Levertov, Denise. New and Selected Essays. New Directions, 1992.
Levertov, Denise. Relearning the Alphabet. New Directions, 1970.
Levertov, Denise. The Double Image. Cresset Press, 1946.
Duncan, Robert, and Denise Levertov. The Letters of Robert Duncan and Denise Levertov. Editors Bertholf, Robert J. and Albert Gelpi, Stanford University Press, 2004.
Levertov, Denise. This Great Unknowing. New Directions, 1999.
Levertov, Denise. To Stay Alive. New Directions, 1971.