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Biography of Philip Levine

Philip Levine

Philip Levine (1928 - Present)

Philip Levine was born in 1928 in Detroit, Michigan, where he was formally educated in the public schools and at Wayne University (now Wayne State University). After a succession of industrial jobs, he left the country before settling in Fresno, California, where he taught at the university there until his retirement. He has received many awards for his books of poems, most recently the National Book Award in 1991 for What Work Is, and the Pulitzer Prize in 1995 for The Simple Truth.


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94 Poems written by Philip Levine

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Red Dust Comments and analysis of Red Dust by Philip Levine 207 Comments
Animals Are Passing From Our Lives Comments and analysis of Animals Are Passing From Our Lives by Philip Levine 45 Comments
They Feed They Lion Comments and analysis of They Feed They Lion by Philip Levine 35 Comments
M. Degas Teaches Art & Science At Durfee Intermediate School--Detroit, 1942 Comments and analysis of M. Degas Teaches Art & Science At Durfee Intermediate School--Detroit, 1942 by Philip Levine 26 Comments
You Can Have It Comments and analysis of You Can Have It by Philip Levine 23 Comments
On The Murder Of Lieutenant Jose Del Castillo By The Falangist Bravo Martinez, July 12, 1936 Comments and analysis of On The Murder Of Lieutenant Jose Del Castillo By The Falangist Bravo Martinez, July 12, 1936 by Philip Levine 10 Comments
At Bessemer Comments and analysis of At Bessemer by Philip Levine 9 Comments
Picture Postcard From The Other World Comments and analysis of Picture Postcard From The Other World by Philip Levine 9 Comments
A Woman Waking Comments and analysis of A Woman Waking by Philip Levine 8 Comments
Berenda Slough Comments and analysis of Berenda Slough by Philip Levine 8 Comments
Call It Music Comments and analysis of Call It Music by Philip Levine 8 Comments
Coming Close Comments and analysis of Coming Close by Philip Levine 8 Comments
In A Vacant House Comments and analysis of In A Vacant House by Philip Levine 8 Comments
Making Light Of It Comments and analysis of Making Light Of It by Philip Levine 8 Comments
Black Stone On Top Of Nothing Comments and analysis of Black Stone On Top Of Nothing by Philip Levine 7 Comments
Sierra Kid Comments and analysis of Sierra Kid by Philip Levine 7 Comments
Smoke Comments and analysis of Smoke by Philip Levine 7 Comments
Then Comments and analysis of Then by Philip Levine 6 Comments
Voyages Comments and analysis of Voyages by Philip Levine 6 Comments
Bitterness Comments and analysis of Bitterness by Philip Levine 5 Comments
An Abandoned Factory, Detroit Comments and analysis of An Abandoned Factory, Detroit by Philip Levine 3 Comments
Another Song Comments and analysis of Another Song by Philip Levine 2 Comments
What Work Is Comments and analysis of What Work Is by Philip Levine 2 Comments
A Theory Of Prosody Comments and analysis of A Theory Of Prosody by Philip Levine 1 Comment
Milkweed Comments and analysis of Milkweed by Philip Levine 1 Comment
The Red Shirt Comments and analysis of The Red Shirt by Philip Levine 1 Comment
A Sleepless Night
Among Children
An Ending
Any Night
Belle Isle, 1949
Clouds
Clouds Above The Sea
Detroit Grease Shop Poem
Everything
Father
Fist
For The Country
Gangrene
Gin
Green Thumb
Heaven
Holding On
Holy Day
House Of Silence
How Much Earth
I Sing The Body Electric
I Won, You Lost
In A Light Time
In The New Sun
Last Words
Late Light
Late Moon
Mad Day In March
Magpiety
Making It Work
Montjuich
My Fathers, The Baltic
Night Thoughts Over A Sick Child
Night Words
Noon
Ode For Mrs. William Settle
On The Meeting Of García Lorca And Hart Crane
Once
Passing Out
Premonition At Twilight
Salts And Oils
Small Game
Something Has Fallen
Songs
The Dead
The Distant Winter
The Drunkard
The End Of Your Life
The Grave Of The Kitchen Mouse
The Helmet
The House
The Mercy
The Negatives
The New World
The Present
The Rains
The Rat Of Faith
The Return
The Simple Truth
The Turning
The Unknowable
The Water's Chant
The Whole Soul
Those Were The Days
Told
Waking In March
Where We Live Now
Wisteria


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