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Denise Levertov

Poet (24-Oct-1923 — 20-Dec-1997)


Robert J. Bertholf; Albert Gelpi (editors). The Letters of Robert Duncan and Denise Levertov. Stanford University Press. 2003. 856pp.

Jewel Spears Brooker (editor). Conversations with Denise Levertov. University Press of Mississippi. 1998. 196pp.

Albert Gelpi (editor). Denise Levertov: Selected Criticism. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press. 1993. 326pp.

Linda A. Kinnahan. Poetics of the Feminine: Authority and Literary Tradition in William Carlos Williams, Mina Loy, Denise Levertov, and Kathleen Fraser. Cambridge University Press. 1994. 302pp.

Anne Colclough Little; Susie Paul (editors). Denise Levertov: New Perspectives. Cornwall, CT: Locust Hill Press. 2000.

Christopher MacGowan (editor). The Letters of Denise Levertov and William Carlos Williams. New York: New Directions. 1998. 165pp.

Harry Marten. Understanding Denise Levertov. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina. 1988.

Peter Middleton. Revelation and Revolution in the Poetry of Denise Levertov. London: Binnacle Press. 1981. 17pp.

Audrey T. Rodgers. Denise Levertov: The Poetry of Engagement. Rutherford, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. 1993. 237pp.

Liana Sakelliou-Schultz. Denise Levertov: An Annotated Primary and Secondary Bibliography. New York: Garland. 1988.

Linda Welshimer Wagner (editor). Denise Levertov: In Her Own Province. New York: New Directions. 1979. 144pp. Two interviews, and 19 essays by or about Levertov.

Linda Wagner-Martin (editor). Critical Essays on Denise Levertov. G. K. Hall. 1991. 281pp.

Linda Wagner-Martin. Denise Levertov. New York: Twayne. 1967. 150pp.

Robert A. Wilson. A Bibliography of Denise Levertov. New York: Phoenix Book Shop. 1972. 98pp.


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  5. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.414)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.889)

  8. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.147)

  9. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.423)

  10. World Authors 1950-1970 (pp.859-61)

  11. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.595)

  12. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.435)

  13. Biographical Dictionary of the Left (vol.3, pp.485-86)

  14. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (p.655)

  15. Who's Who in Twentieth-Century World Poetry (p.187)

  16. Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States (p.515)

  17. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.9)

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