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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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Page ViewsPoemComments
22261 You Can Have It Comments and analysis of You Can Have It by Philip Levine 39 Comments
11465 What Work Is Comments and analysis of What Work Is by Philip Levine 2 Comments
6295 Gin
5313 The Turning
4823 The Simple Truth
4819 Among Children
3833 Night Words
3704 Detroit Grease Shop Poem
3641 Everything
3488 Belle Isle, 1949
3296 Night Thoughts Over A Sick Child
3166 Black Stone On Top Of Nothing Comments and analysis of Black Stone On Top Of Nothing by Philip Levine 11 Comments
3157 Then Comments and analysis of Then by Philip Levine 6 Comments
3051 Making It Work
2924 Coming Close Comments and analysis of Coming Close by Philip Levine 13 Comments
2850 A Theory Of Prosody Comments and analysis of A Theory Of Prosody by Philip Levine 1 Comment
2849 Holding On
2841 At Bessemer Comments and analysis of At Bessemer by Philip Levine 13 Comments
2813 The Rains
2798 Heaven
2770 Father
2762 In The New Sun
2717 The Mercy
2696 Clouds
2646 Smoke Comments and analysis of Smoke by Philip Levine 9 Comments
2626 The Red Shirt Comments and analysis of The Red Shirt by Philip Levine 1 Comment
2518 Any Night
2327 Passing Out
2300 The Present
2296 The End Of Your Life
2293 Call It Music Comments and analysis of Call It Music by Philip Levine 13 Comments
2282 The House
2273 Red Dust Comments and analysis of Red Dust by Philip Levine 208 Comments
2228 Magpiety
2224 The Drunkard
2189 Songs
2170 House Of Silence
2150 Bitterness Comments and analysis of Bitterness by Philip Levine 6 Comments
2143 Another Song Comments and analysis of Another Song by Philip Levine 2 Comments
2123 The Unknowable
2116 Ode For Mrs. William Settle
2098 Making Light Of It Comments and analysis of Making Light Of It by Philip Levine 9 Comments
2088 The Water's Chant
2069 Premonition At Twilight
2053 How Much Earth
2015 Holy Day
1990 The Dead
1984 Clouds Above The Sea
1959 Berenda Slough Comments and analysis of Berenda Slough by Philip Levine 9 Comments
1956 The Helmet
1922 In A Vacant House Comments and analysis of In A Vacant House by Philip Levine 10 Comments
1825 I Sing The Body Electric
1816 The Rat Of Faith
1806 Small Game
1788 My Fathers, The Baltic
1787 Where We Live Now
1767 For The Country
1752 The New World
1733 Sierra Kid Comments and analysis of Sierra Kid by Philip Levine 7 Comments
1732 The Return
1721 Something Has Fallen
1649 Gangrene
1640 On The Meeting Of García Lorca And Hart Crane
1621 Montjuich
1618 Green Thumb
1572 The Whole Soul
1514 In A Light Time
891 Animals Are Passing From Our Lives Comments and analysis of Animals Are Passing From Our Lives by Philip Levine 55 Comments
767 A Sleepless Night
765 An Abandoned Factory, Detroit Comments and analysis of An Abandoned Factory, Detroit by Philip Levine 3 Comments
663 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 39 Comments
633 I Won, You Lost
630 They Feed They Lion Comments and analysis of They Feed They Lion by Philip Levine 42 Comments
621 Picture Postcard From The Other World Comments and analysis of Picture Postcard From The Other World by Philip Levine 11 Comments
546 Wisteria
513 The Grave Of The Kitchen Mouse
377 Last Words
368 Those Were The Days
349 Late Light
329 Late Moon
289 Voyages Comments and analysis of Voyages by Philip Levine 8 Comments
271 Noon
268 An Ending
256 Milkweed Comments and analysis of Milkweed by Philip Levine 1 Comment
250 A Woman Waking Comments and analysis of A Woman Waking by Philip Levine 14 Comments
234 Mad Day In March
211 Salts And Oils
203 Waking In March
183 The Distant Winter
171 Once
167 Told
147 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
100 The Negatives
94 Fist


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