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Arranged in seven parts and culminating in the superb "The Showings: Lady Julian of Norwich," draws the readers deep into spiritual domains--not in order to leave the world behind, but to reanimate our sometimes dormant love for it.

Synopsis:

"Levertov's master--more than mastery, because she is one of the originators--of contemporary poetic form, informed with a fierce, generous intelligence, can be frightening." --Ursula Le Guin,

About the Author

Denise Levertov (1923-1997) was a British born American poet. She wrote and published 20 books of poetry, criticism, translations. She also edited several anthologies. Among her many awards and honors, she received the Shelley Memorial Award, the Robert Frost Medal, the Lenore Marshall Prize, the Lannan Award, a grant from the National Institute of Arts and Letters, and a Guggenheim Fellowship.

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ISBN:
9780811210270
Author:
Levertov, Denise
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
American
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Single Author *
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Subject:
Single Author / American
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 85-86.
Series Volume:
5
Publication Date:
19880531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
100
Dimensions:
8.44x5.70x.25 in. .31 lbs.

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