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Philip Levine (1928–2015)

Autor(a) de What Work Is

57+ Works 1,726 Membros 13 Críticas 9 Favorited

About the Author

Philip Levine was born in Detroit, Michigan on January 10, 1928. Starting at the age of 14, he held a series of industrial jobs including working in a soap factory, hefting cases of soft drinks at a bottling plant, manning a punch press at Chevrolet Gear and Axle, and operating a jackhammer at mostrar mais Detroit Transmission. He received bachelor's and master's degrees in English from Wayne State University and a master of fine arts from the Iowa Writers' Workshop. His first collection of poetry, On the Edge, was published in 1961. His other poetry collections included 1933, Not This Pig, They Feed They Lion, A Walk with Tom Jefferson, The Mercy, and Breath. He won numerous awards during his lifetime including the 1977 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize for The Names of the Lost, the 1979 National Book Critics Circle Award for Ashes: Poems New and Old and 7 Years from Somewhere, the 1987 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize for his body of work, the National Book Award for Ashes: Poems New and Old in 1980 and for What Work Is in 1991, and a Pulitzer Prize in 1995 for The Simple Truth. He was appointed the Library of Congress 18th Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry from 2011 to 2012. His poetry appeared in several publications including The New Yorker and Harper's Magazine. He also published a collection of autobiographical essays entitled Bread of Time and edited an anthology entitled The Essential Keats. He died of pancreatic cancer on February 14, 2015 at the age of 87. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

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Obras por Philip Levine

What Work Is (1991) 402 exemplares
The Simple Truth: Poems (1994) 216 exemplares
New Selected Poems (1991) 170 exemplares
The Mercy: Poems (1999) 115 exemplares
Breath: Poems (2004) 107 exemplares
News of the World: Poems (2009) 89 exemplares
A Walk With Tom Jefferrson (1988) 63 exemplares
The Last Shift: Poems (2016) 45 exemplares
My Lost Poets: A Life in Poetry (2016) 43 exemplares
One for the Rose: Poems (1981) 38 exemplares
Ashes: Poems new & old (1979) 33 exemplares
The Names of the Lost: Poems (1976) 27 exemplares
Don't Ask (Poets on Poetry) (1981) 27 exemplares
Sweet Will (1985) 26 exemplares
1933; poems (1974) 25 exemplares
They Feed They Lion: Poems (1972) 23 exemplares
7 years from somewhere: Poems (1979) 23 exemplares
Unselected Poems (1997) 19 exemplares
Ploughshares 104: Winter 2007-2008 (2007) — Guest Editor — 5 exemplares
5 Detroits (1970) 3 exemplares
Naming 3 exemplares
Pili's wall (1986) 3 exemplares
The Paris Review 92 1984 Summer (1984) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares
Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 64 (1959) — Editor — 2 exemplares
New Season (1975) 2 exemplares
Ploughshares Vol.14 No.4 (1989) 2 exemplares
Thistles (1970) 1 exemplar
Naming : a poem 1 exemplar
Set poemes 1 exemplar
Smoke 1 exemplar
Blue 1 exemplar
Cuatro poemas 1 exemplar
Moradian (2006) 1 exemplar
Ask For Nothing 1 exemplar
Smoke 1 exemplar
THE LANGUAGE PROBLEM (2008) 1 exemplar
Red Dust (1971) 1 exemplar
The Poem of Chalk 1 exemplar

Associated Works

The Making of a Poem: A Norton Anthology of Poetic Forms (2000) — Contribuidor — 1,250 exemplares
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (1995) — Contribuidor, algumas edições914 exemplares
A Book of Luminous Things: An International Anthology of Poetry (1996) — Contribuidor — 828 exemplares
Poetry 180: A Turning Back to Poetry (2003) — Contribuidor — 765 exemplares
The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry (1990) — Contribuidor — 746 exemplares
The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart: A Poetry Anthology (1992) — Contribuidor — 388 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 1999 (1999) — Contribuidor — 208 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 2003 (2003) — Contribuidor — 174 exemplares
American Religious Poems: An Anthology (2006) — Contribuidor — 161 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 1998 (1998) — Contribuidor — 160 exemplares
This Is My Best: Great Writers Share Their Favorite Work (2004) — Contribuidor — 159 exemplares
Nigger Heaven (1926) — Prefácio, algumas edições136 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 2008 (2008) — Contribuidor — 135 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 2009 (2009) — Contribuidor — 134 exemplares
The Essential Keats (1987) — Editor — 128 exemplares
Emergency Kit (1996) — Contribuidor, algumas edições108 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 2016 (2016) — Contribuidor — 102 exemplares
The Best Spiritual Writing 1998 (1998) — Contribuidor — 101 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 2017 (2017) — Contribuidor — 92 exemplares
My Favorite Plant: Writers and Gardeners on the Plants They Love (1998) — Contribuidor — 68 exemplares
The Ecopoetry Anthology (2013) — Contribuidor — 48 exemplares
2011 Pushcart Prize XXXV: Best of the Small Presses (2010) — Contribuidor — 39 exemplares
The Best Spiritual Writing 2011 (2010) — Contribuidor — 37 exemplares
Birds in the Hand: Fiction and Poetry about Birds (2004) — Contribuidor — 32 exemplares
Atomic Ghost: Poets Respond to the Nuclear Age (1995) — Contribuidor — 30 exemplares
60 Years of American Poetry (1996) — Contribuidor — 28 exemplares
The Best of the Bellevue Literary Review (2008) — Contribuidor — 26 exemplares
A Good Man: Fathers and Sons in Poetry and Prose (1993) — Contribuidor — 20 exemplares
The Golden Shovel Anthology: New Poems Honoring Gwendolyn Brooks (2017) — Contribuidor — 16 exemplares
THOMAS MCGRATH: LIFE AND THE POEM (1987) — Contribuidor — 5 exemplares
Antaeus No. 15, Autumn 1974 - Special Translation Issue (1974) — Tradutor — 2 exemplares
Five points : a journal of literature & arts : vol. 7 no. 2 (2003) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares

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Conhecimento Comum

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The last volume from one of my favorite poets.
 
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markm2315 | Jul 1, 2023 |
Very beautiful, very rich. Powerful and personal - I felt like I could hear his voice speaking directly to me.
 
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steve02476 | 1 outra crítica | Jan 3, 2023 |
My Lost Poets is one of the most wonderful books on poetry, writing and literature that I have ever read. Philip Levine, in his quiet, humble and unassuming way, demonstrates what made him one of America's great poets. His stories of Thom Gunn and John Berryman, his sweet praise of Roberta Spear and Larry Levis, and the history of poetry in the Spanish Civil War, as well as his own history of how he came to be a poet, make this an extraordinary collection of essays. It also makes me very sad that Philip Levine is no longer here to write.… (mais)
 
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archangelsbooks | Jan 5, 2021 |
2009 (my attempt at a review can be found on the LibraryThing post linked)
http://www.librarything.com/topic/68641#1378994
 
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dchaikin | 1 outra crítica | Oct 4, 2020 |

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Obras
57
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36
Membros
1,726
Popularidade
#14,891
Avaliação
4.0
Críticas
13
ISBN
70
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1
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