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Poems 1972-1982, DENISE LEVERTOV

Author:    DENISE LEVERTOV

Title:   Poems 1972-1982

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    New Directions Publishing Corporation August 2001

ISBN Number:    0811214699 / 9780811214698

Seller ID:   85308

Here gathered for the first time in a single edition are three of "Denise Levertov's" finest books: The Freeing of the Dust (1975), Life in the Forest (1978), and Candles in Babylon (1982). This new compilation -- beginning where Denise Levertov's Poems 1968-1972 left off -- testifies not only to Levertov's technical mastery, but also to her spiritual vision, especially in regard to the Vietnam War. Some of Levertov's best war poems, the result of her visit to North Vietnam in 1972, are contained in this marvelous collection. Poems 1972-1982 enables readers to observe a crucial phase in Levertov's poetic development. At the same time, it illuminates Robert Creeley's assessment that she "was a constantly defining presence in the world we shared, a remarkable and transforming poet for all of us".

Price = 14.95 USD



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