New and Selected Essays: Where I Live

New and Selected Essays: Where I Live

Denise Levertov


“Denise Levertov fulfills the everlasting venture of the real Poet: to be a receptacle of Divine Grace and a 'spendor of that Grace to humanity.'” —World Literature Today
Denise Levertov's New & chosen Essays gathers 3 decades' worthy of the poet's most vital severe statements. Her matters are various––poetics, the mind's eye, politics, spirituality, different writers––and her procedure self sufficient minded and richly complicated. right here in one quantity are fresh essays exploring new floor damaged through Levertov some time past decade in addition to the best and Most worthy prose items from The Poet within the World (1973) and Light Up the Cave (1981). it is a publication to learn and reread. With their blend of sensitivity and practicality, the New & chosen Essays will end up significantly worthwhile to the author and reader of poetry. As Kirkus Reviews remarked approximately her prose: "This is humanism in its actual sense––her perspective as evidenced (not defined) via her writing is such that the reader can't aid yet event existence, a minimum of briefly, with extra depth, pleasure, and imagination."

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