The Selected Levis (Pitt Poetry (Hardcover))

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A collection of the poems of Larry Levis. It features poetry selected from his first five books: Wrecking Crew (1972); The Afterlife (1976); The Dollmaker's Ghost (1981); Winter Stars (1985); and The Widening Spell of the Leaves (1991).

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Larry Levis was born in Fresno, California, in 1946. His first book of poems, Wrecking Crew, won the United States Award from the International Poetry Forum, and was published in the Pitt Poetry Series in 1972. His second book, The Afterlife, won the Lamont Award from the American Academy of Poets in 1976. In 1981, The Dollmaker's Ghost was a winner of the Open Competition of the National Poetry Series. Among his other awards were three fellowships in poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Fulbright Fellowship, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. Larry Levis died in 1996.

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Adolescence
After The Blue Note Closes
The Assimilation Of The Gypsies
At The Grave Of My Guardian Angel: St. Louis Cemetery...
Blue Stones
Childhood Ideogram
The Crimes Of The Shade Trees
The Cry
The Double
Edward Hopper, Hotel Room, 1931
Family Romance
Fish
For A Ghost Who Once Placed Bets In The Park
For Miguel Hernandez In His Sleep And In His Sickness; Spring, 1942
For Stones
For The Country
For Zbigniew Herbert, Summer, 1971, Los Angeles
Garcia Lorca; A Photograph Of The Granada Cemetery, 1966
In The City Of Light
Inventing The Toucan
Irish Music
L.a., Loiterings: 1. Convalescent Home
L.a., Loiterings: 2. The Myth
L.a., Loiterings: 3. Spider
Linnets: 1
Linnets: 10. At The High Meadow
Linnets: 11
Linnets: 12
Linnets: 2
Linnets: 3
Linnets: 4
Linnets: 5
Linnets: 6
Linnets: 7. Linnet Taxidermy
Linnets: 8. Matinee
Linnets: 9. 1973
Lost Fan, Hotel Californian, Fresno, 1923
Magician Poems: 1. The Magician's Exit Wound
Magician Poems: 2. The Magician's Ride To The Hospital
Magician Poems: 3. Magician's Face
Magician Poems: 4. The Magician At His Own Revival
Magician Poems: 5. The Magician's Call
Magician Poems: 6. The Magician's Edge And Exit
Magician Poems: 7. The Magician Ending
Maybe The Dead
My Only Photograph Of Weldon Kees
My Story In A Late Style Of Fire
Overhearing The Dollmaker's Ghost On The Riverbank
The Ownership Of The Night
The Perfection Of Solitude: A Sequence: 1. Oaxaca, 1983
The Perfection Of Solitude: A Sequence: 2. Caravaggio: Swirl & Vortex
The Perfection Of Solitude: A Sequence: 3. Turban
The Perfection Of Solitude: A Sequence: 4. Our Sister Of Perfect ...
The Perfection Of Solitude: A Sequence: 5. 'coney Island Baby'
The Perfection Of Solitude: A Sequence: 6. As It Begins With A Brush
The Perfection Of Solitude: A Sequence: 7. Coda: Kind Of Blue
Picking Grapes In An Abandoned Vineyard
A Poem Of Horses
The Poem You Asked For
The Poet At Seventeen
Readings In French
Rhododendrons
Sensationalism
Signs
Sleeping Lioness: 1
Sleeping Lioness: 2; For James Wright
Sleeping Lioness: 3
Slow Child With A Book Of Birds
Some Ashes Drifting Above Piedra, California
Some Grass Along A Ditch Bank
The Spell Of The Leaves
The Spirit Says, You Are Nothing
Those Graves In Rome
Though His Name Is Infinite, My Father Is Asleep
To A Wall Of Flame In A Steel Mill, Syracuse, New York, 1969
To A Wren On Calvary
The Town
Truman, Da Vinci, Nebraska
Two Variations On A Theme By Kobayashi
Unfinished Poem
Whitman
The Widening Spell Of The Leaves
Winter Stars
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