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.
“I have savored her poems like salt, like honey.
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.
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.
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).
Using the medium of prose, the contemporary poet expresses her thoughts on the poet's craft and other writers.
Denise Levertov’s Collected Poems.
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.
Denise Levertov, American poet and activist, died in December 1997 at the age of 74. This book contains some twenty previously uncollected interviews conducted between the early 1960s and the middle of the 1990s.
During the course of a prolific career, Denise Levertov created a highly regarded body of poetry that reflected her beliefs as an artist and a humanist.