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The letters of Robert Duncan and Denise Levertov

by Robert Edward Duncan

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Duncan, Robert Edward, 1919- -- Correspondence,
  • Levertov, Denise, 1923- -- Correspondence,
  • Poets, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 797-798) and index.

    Statementedited by Robert J. Bertholf and Albert Gelpi.
    GenreCorrespondence.
    ContributionsBertholf, Robert J., Gelpi, Albert.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3507.U629 Z485 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxv, 857 p. :
    Number of Pages857
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3677514M
    ISBN 100804745684, 0804745692
    LC Control Number2003016976

    The result is an authoritative portrait of one of the central figures in American poetry of the last fifty years." --Albert Gelpi, coeditor of The Letters of Robert Duncan and Denise Levertov "Gracefully written and eminently readable, this book provides a much-needed biography of Denise Levertov. Denise Levertov was born in Ilford, Essex, England, on Octo Her father, raised a Hasidic Jew, had converted to Christianity while attending university in Germany. By the time Denise was born he had settled in England and become an Anglican parson.

    Decision at the apogee: Robert Duncan's anarchist critique of Denise Levertov / Robert J. Bertholf --Robert Duncan and the question of law: Ernst Kantorowicz and the poet's two bodies / Graça Capinha --Better to stumble to it: the start of Duncan's Letters, poems / Devin Johnston --Visions of the field in poetry and painting. Paul Nelson. Lesley University. Evolving the Organic: The Letters of Robert Duncan and Denise Levertov There may be no other document of the culture of postmodern North American poetry more comprehensive than The Letters of Robert Duncan and Denise is an eight hundredplus page book that constitutes the bulk of how the most idiosyncratic twentieth century .

    In this document from the archive, Denise Levertov edits her statement for Donald Allen’s anthology, the seminal work The New American Poetry: –, widely known as one of the first collections of counter-cultural, avant-garde American poetry. Allen’s anthology brought to mainstream attention the works of many poets who are now known as part of the canon of American poetry: John. If you ever have the opportunity to discuss the book with others, you will be able to clearly tell their views, as you have taken the time to really take into account all relevant aspects. no defined" The Letters of Robert Duncan and Denise Levertov. Full Description.


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The Letters of Robert Duncan and Denise Levertov involve a long and complex friendship involving their evolving sense of poetics, the blossoming of their careers, shared situations in their lives, and ultimately a split when Robert made tactless comments about her pro-peace poems.

They were two volatile and extremely commmitted poets who Cited by: Denise Levertov was one of the most important people in Robert Duncan’s life. They had been carrying on a correspondence sinceand their letters at times resembled those of lovers. The title poem of Bending the Bow is a paean to their friendship and appears early in the book.

Such a massive collection demands good appendices, and the editors successfully provide contextual notes, a glossary, a chronology, and biographical information about the people mentioned in the letters." —Jeffery Beam, Oyster Boy Review "Duncan and Levertov's intellectual integrity makes reading this book an emotionallly bracing experience.".

"This book is a companion to Stanford University Press's The Letters of Robert Duncan and Denise Levertov, and will greatly amplify the value of The of the truly impressive aspects of the present volume is the admirable even-handedness with which the two poets are treated.3/5(1).

Get this from a library. The letters of Robert Duncan and Denise Levertov. [Robert Duncan; Robert J Bertholf; Albert Gelpi] -- "This volume presents the complete correspondence between two of the most important and influential American poets of the postwar period.

The almost letters range widely over the poetry scene and. Praise For The Letters of Robert Duncan and Denise Levertov "This collection represents the most important and complete interchange between two poets in the latter half of the century, and offers essential insight into the aesthetics of Black Mountain, open-field, Projectivist, and Objectivist poetry—but also elucidates the blend of.

Evolving the Organic: The Letters of Robert Duncan and Denise Levertov. There may be no other document of the culture of postmodern North American poetry more comprehensive than The Letters of Robert Duncan and Denise is an eight hundredplus page book that constitutes the bulk of how the most idiosyncratic twentieth century poetry friendship played out.

Edited by Robert J. Bertholf, the present edition includes an afterword as well as a series of memos from Duncan to the typesetter Claude Fredericks. “The composition of Letters begins with ‘Letter to Denise Levertov’ and moves out over almost three years’ work to complete a book presided over by an alphabet primary to world creation.

Posthumous collections of Levertov’s work include Poems: (), The Letters of Denise Levertov and William Carlos Williams, edited by Christopher MacGowan (). The Letters of Robert Duncan and Denise Levertov, edited by Robert J.

Bertholf and Albert Gelpi () won the Morton N. Cohen Award for a Distinguished Edition of Letters. "Duncan and Levertov's intellectual integrity makes reading this book an emotionallly bracing experience." BOOKFORUM "The intimacy, loyalty, and lively intellectual exchange captured in this correspondence reveal the intense bond between Duncan and Levertov and depict the state of American poetry and cultural history in the mid-twentieth century.".

The Letters of Robert Duncan and Denise Levertov: : Bertholf, Robert J., Gelpi, Albert: Libros en idiomas extranjeros5/5(1). The Letters of Robert Duncan and Denise Levertov (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, ), Edited by Robert J.

Bertholf & Albert Gelpi. Translations. Black Iris: Selected Poems by Jean Joubert (Port Townsend, WA: Copper Canyon Press, ), Translated from the French by Denise Levertov ISBN Born: Priscilla Denise Levertoff, 24 OctoberIlford.

Robert Edward Duncan (January 7, – February 3, ) was an American poet and a devotee of Hilda "H.D." Doolittle and the Western esoteric tradition who spent most of his career in and around San associated with any number of literary traditions and schools, Duncan is often identified with the poets of the New American Poetry and Black Mountain College.

Robert J. Bertholf and Albert Gelpi, eds., The Letters of Robert Duncan and Denise Levertov. Stanford, CA: Stanford UP, xxxv + pp. $; $ paper. Bending the Bow I'd been in the course of a letter-I am still in the course of a letter-to a friend, who comes close in my thought so that the day is hers.1 |R~ obert Duncan was often.

"This book is a companion to Stanford University Press's The Letters of Robert Duncan and Denise Levertov, and will greatly amplify the value of The Letters. One of the truly impressive aspects of the present volume is the admirable even-handedness with which the two poets are treated/5(4).

Robert Creeley is one of the most celebrated and influential American poets. A stylist of the highest order, Creeley imbued his correspondence with the literary artistry he brought to his poetry.

Through his engagements with mentors such as William Carlos Williams and Ezra Pound, peers such as Charles Olson, Robert Duncan, Denise Levertov, Allen Ginsberg, and Jack Kerouac, and mentees.

Buy The Letters of Robert Duncan and Denise Levertov by Robert J. Bertholf, Albert Gelpi from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Pages:   Editorial Reviews "This book is a companion to Stanford University Press's The Letters of Robert Duncan and Denise Levertov, and will greatly amplify the value of The of the truly impressive aspects of the present volume is the admirable Author: Albert Gelpi.

“The Letters of Robert Duncan and Denise Levertov,” meticulously and generously curated by Robert J. Bert- holf and Albert Gelpi, begins incontinuing over a quarter of a : Adrienne Rich.

by Robert W. Duncan. The Letters of Robert Duncan and Denise Levertov. by Robert J. Bertholf and Albert Gelpi More buying choices £ (12 used & new offers) Hardcover Robert Duncan and Denise Levertov: The Poetry of Politics, the Politics of Poetry.

by Albert Gelpi and Robert J. Bertholf |. Proof of Denise Levertov's intense life can be found in her New Collected Poems and in The Letters of Robert Duncan and Denise Levertov, says Author: David Herd.

The most interesting thing about The Letters of Robert Duncan and Denise Levertov is the love story it chronicles, one as compelling in its asymmetries (Levertov adored Duncan, who took her into his superior confidence), as it is melodramatic in its content (as my friend Jeff Hamilton put it to me, it reads like a great novel in this respect) and catastrophic in its result (one in which love.Denise Levertov was born in Ilford, Essex, England, on Octo Her father, raised a Hasidic Jew, had converted to Christianity while attending university in Germany.

By the time Levertov was born, he had settled in England and become an Anglican parson. Her mother, who was Welsh, read.