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Denise Levertov



Denise Levertov (1923–1997) was a British American poet, essayist, and political activist. She is known for her matter-of-fact verse, her personal and political themes, her lyrical style, and her focus on the injustices of war.

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'What Were They Like?' Denise Levertov - Analysis for Gcse Edexcel Conflict

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The Life Around Us: Selected Poems on Nature

“I have savored her poems like salt, like honey.

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All We Know of Pleasure: Poetic Erotica by Women

Here is the good stuff: poetry written by women that actually excites the thinking reader. This anthology, spanning work of the last 75 years, will broaden its readers’ notions of what defines erotic poetry.

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News of the Universe: Poems of Twofold Consciousness

In News of the Universe, Robert Bly has assembled a uniquely cross-cultural anthology of poems that, taken together, illuminate his vision of human history over the past several centuries.

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The Stream & the Sapphire: Selected Poems on Religious Themes

Conceived as a convenience to those readers concerned with doubt and faith, Denise Levertov’s 34 selected poems originally were published in seven separate volumes.

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Denise Levertov: Six Poems

Denise Levertov reads six poems from her later collections, three from EVENING TRAIN (1992) and three later included in her posthumously published collection SANDS OF THE WELL (1998).

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Evening Train

At her most moving and meditative, impressive and musical, Denise Levertov addresses in her poetry collection, Evening Train, the nature of faith and love, the imperiled beauty of the natural world, and the horrors of the Gulf War.

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Casual Opulence

Denise Levertov’s Collected Poems.

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USA: Poetry Episode Denise Levertov and Charles Olson

An introduction to the personalities and works of poets Levertov and Olson. Levertov discusses her reasons for being a poet and her methods of work, while Olson describes his concept of open-verse composition.

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Selected Poems

Denise Levertov's Selected Poems delivers in a single accessible volume "one of the essential poets of our time" (Poetry Flash).

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