A Poet's Revolution
The Life of Denise LevertoveBook - 2013
This first full-length biography of Anglo- American poet and activist Denise Levertov (1923-1997) brings to life one of the major voices of the second half of the twentieth century, when American poetry was a powerful influence worldwide. Drawing on exhaustive archival research and interviews with 75 friends of Levertov, as well as on Levertov's entire opus, Donna Krolik Hollenberg's authoritative biography captures the full complexity of Levertov as both woman and artist, and the dynamic world she inhabited. She charts Levertov's early life in England as the daughter of a Russian Hasidic fath.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2013
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 515 pages :) : illustrations, portraits