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Levertov, Denise, 1923-1997

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1923 - 1997

Denise Levertov (1923-1997), American poet.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Besmilr Brigham papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1260
Overview: The Besmilr Brigham papers consists of correspondence, writings, notes and drawings, printed material, personal papers, and audiovisual media documenting the life and work of poet Besmilr Brigham. Materials date from 1931 to 2011, with the bulk dating between 1960 and 1990.
Dates: 1931-2011, bulk 1960s-1990

Barbara Howes papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 59
Overview: The Barbara Howes papers contain writings, correspondence, personal and financial papers, and photographs documenting the life and literary career of American poet and editor Barbara Howes. The collection includes extensive files on all of Howes's book-length publications and many manuscripts and typescripts of individual poems, short stories and articles; her correspondence with her family, particularly with her mother and her husband, the poet William Jay Smith; and letters from a wide circle...
Dates: 1914-1995

Norman Holmes Pearson Collection of “Art for the Wrong Reason”

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1031
Scope and Contents: The collection contains sixty-three sketches, drawings, paintings, and prints acquired by Yale faculty member Norman Holmes Pearson not for their aesthetic or artistic merit, but because they were created by poets and other authors; he titled his collection “Art for the Wrong Reason.” The works were executed in crayon, gouache, graphite, ink, charcoal, oil, and watercolor on paper, board, canvas, and panel, by fifty-three writers including E. E. Cummings, George Du Maurier, Victor Hugo, D. H....
Dates: 1833-1979

"Poems by Denise 1977", 1977

 Part of Collection — Box: 41, Folder: GROUP 686, v-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Four poems, holograph, with one pen and ink drawing, "from 1975 & 1976 written out for Jay and Ann [Laughlin]... New Years' 1977," in Japanese accordion-fold book. Contains: "Artist to Intellectual (Poet to Explainer); "From Metamorphic Journal (excerpts)"; "What My House Would Be Like If It Were A Person"; and "Alongside."

Title from cover.
Dates: 1977

Sister Mary Bernetta Quinn papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 177
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, writings and notes, photographs, and newspaper clippings relating to Sister Bernetta Quinn's scholarly work on the poetry of Ezra Pound and other modern poets. Correspondents include Robert Bly, Guy Davenport, Caroline Gordon, James Laughlin, Denise Levertov, Robert Lowell, Mary de Rachewiltz, Olga Rudge, Holly Stevens, Allen Tate, and Robert Penn Warren. Subjects include Sister Bernetta's scholarly work; writing and American poetry in general; conference and...
Dates: 1948-1985