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Emma
Feb 12, 2013 Emma rated it 2 of 5 stars
Shelves: poetry
Levertov's poetry has a lot of heavy-handed imagery, which I couldn't engage with. It's not at all a bad collection of poetry - but it's not one that I personally enjoyed.
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Oct 18, 2010 Ryan rated it 4 of 5 stars
Shelves: poetry
Extraordinary moments of insight and coalescence interspersed with duds.
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Denise Levertov was born in Ilford, Essex, England. Her mother, Beatrice Spooner-Jones Levertoff, was Welsh. Her father, Paul Levertoff, immigrated to England from Germany, was a Russian Hassidic Jew who, after converting to Christianity, became an Anglican parson. At the age of 12, she sent some of her poems to T. S. Eliot, who replied with a two-page letter of encouragement. In 1940, when she wa...more
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