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by Christopher Buckley
Author: Christopher Buckley
Publisher: University of Michigan Press (February 15, 1991)
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Manufacturer warranty may not apply. Paperback: 376 pages. Publisher: The University of Michigan Press (December 31, 1990).
a b Christopher Buckley, ed. (1991). On the poetry of Philip Levine: stranger to nothing. University of Michigan Press. pp. 1–3. ISBN 978-0-472-06392-5.
In his first two books, Levine was somewhat traditional in form and relatively constrained in expression. Beginning with They Feed They Lion, typically Levine's poems are free-verse monologues tending toward trimeter or tetrameter. The music of Levine's poetry depends on tension between his line-breaks and his syntax. a b Christopher Buckley, ed.
Philip Levine (January 10, 1928 - February 14, 2015) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet and academic, who served as Poet laureate of the United States. His father, Harry Levine, owned a used auto parts business, his mother, Esther Priscol (Prisckulnick) Levine, was a bookseller.
Levine’s poetry for and about the common man is distinguished by simple diction and a rhythmic narrative .
Levine’s poetry for and about the common man is distinguished by simple diction and a rhythmic narrative style-by what Robert Pinsky once called the strength of a living syntax.
The first critical collection to focus on Levine. In 1987 Levine received the esteemed Ruth Lilly Prize, given by the Modern Poetry Association and the American Council for the Arts in recognition of outstanding poetic achievement. Included are pieces by Richard Howard, Stephen Yenser, Ralph J. Mills, J. and Dave Smith.
On the Poetry of Philip Levine: Stranger to Nothing (Under Discussion). Tomás Q. Morín is the author of Patient Zero. His debut poetry collection A Larger Country was the winner of the APR/Honickman Prize. He teaches at Texas State University and in the low residency MFA program of Vermont College of Fine Arts.
By Christopher Buckley. I met Philip Levine on a tennis court at SDSU. It was 1973 and poetry readings in those days drew substantial audiences. On the Poetry of Philip Levine: Stranger To Nothing was published in the University of Michigan Press’ series in 1991. Levine read the poems that would go in his next book, 1933, in Montazuma Hall to 350 people. We regularly played professors doubles on the clay tennis courts and ate dinner with a group, all of whom could be counted on to contribute wine to the table.
Poetry Breaks: Philip Levine Reads "A Late Answer". Philip Levine Closes the Literary Season. When Levine was five years old, his father died .