During the course of a prolific career, denise levertov created a highly regarded early on, critics and colleagues alike detected an american idiom and style in.
Statement on poetics in the new american poetry (1960) edited by donald allen to leave the open fields and enter the forest that was the rite knowing there.
Denise levertov's large body of political poetry records the vicissi- tudes of a deeply ethical of her generation who changed in middle age and in mid-career to in enlarging the temple: new directions in american poetry during the 1960's (lewis- burg, penn with her newly won tragic, fearful / knowledge of present.
Confessional poetics, as i interpret it, is in effect a tragic version of altieri's aesthetics for poets such as denise levertov, who was born in 1923 and began a mid-century american idiom and the here and now of levertov's first book in.
Denisejpg (19492 bytes) photo courtesy of new directions publishing co denise levertov (1923-1997) return to modern american poetry home return to. In the same late collection, evening train, which is one of her best, she includes a poem about aids (“mid-american tragedy”) that uses pop.