The Poetry of Denise Levertov

11/01/2010 - 6:00pm

Poet, essayist, and University of Arizona Creative Writing professor Alison Hawthorne Deming leads a Shop Talk on the work of Denise Levertov.

Location

Poetry Center - Helen S. Schaefer Building
1508 East Helen Street (At Vine Avenue)
Tucson, AZ 85721
United States
Denise Levertov. Photo by LaVerne Harrell Clark
Denise Levertov (1923-1997)

In 1956, Kenneth Rexroth characterized Denise Levertov as “the best poet of what is getting to be known as the new avant-garde.” Poet James Wright talked about her international sensibility. For Levertov, the poem was a radical act,...

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