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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
21060 You Can Have It Comments and analysis of You Can Have It by Philip Levine 23 Comments
11014 What Work Is Comments and analysis of What Work Is by Philip Levine 2 Comments
5722 Gin
4531 The Simple Truth
4442 Among Children
3835 A Woman Waking Comments and analysis of A Woman Waking by Philip Levine 9 Comments
3569 Night Words
3104 Detroit Grease Shop Poem
3048 Belle Isle, 1949
2967 Night Thoughts Over A Sick Child
2878 Then Comments and analysis of Then by Philip Levine 6 Comments
2616 Making It Work
2561 A Theory Of Prosody Comments and analysis of A Theory Of Prosody by Philip Levine 1 Comment
2548 At Bessemer Comments and analysis of At Bessemer by Philip Levine 9 Comments
2530 Holding On
2523 Coming Close Comments and analysis of Coming Close by Philip Levine 8 Comments
2468 Heaven
2442 In The New Sun
2436 Father
2436 Waking In March
2369 The Rains
2336 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
2302 The Mercy
2260 The Red Shirt Comments and analysis of The Red Shirt by Philip Levine 1 Comment
2186 Smoke Comments and analysis of Smoke by Philip Levine 7 Comments
2167 Clouds
2104 Any Night
2074 The End Of Your Life
1996 The House
1980 The Present
1978 The Drunkard
1950 Red Dust Comments and analysis of Red Dust by Philip Levine 207 Comments
1936 Passing Out
1935 Magpiety
1917 Call It Music Comments and analysis of Call It Music by Philip Levine 8 Comments
1902 Songs
1890 House Of Silence
1868 Bitterness Comments and analysis of Bitterness by Philip Levine 6 Comments
1848 Another Song Comments and analysis of Another Song by Philip Levine 2 Comments
1838 Premonition At Twilight
1833 The Unknowable
1831 Once
1811 The Water's Chant
1763 The Turning
1737 Ode For Mrs. William Settle
1724 The Helmet
1720 Clouds Above The Sea
1717 Holy Day
1707 The Dead
1705 How Much Earth
1699 Making Light Of It Comments and analysis of Making Light Of It by Philip Levine 8 Comments
1685 Everything
1671 Berenda Slough Comments and analysis of Berenda Slough by Philip Levine 8 Comments
1663 The Distant Winter
1633 In A Vacant House Comments and analysis of In A Vacant House by Philip Levine 8 Comments
1615 Fist
1602 The Rat Of Faith
1592 Black Stone On Top Of Nothing Comments and analysis of Black Stone On Top Of Nothing by Philip Levine 7 Comments
1588 Told
1543 My Fathers, The Baltic
1543 The Negatives
1541 I Sing The Body Electric
1525 The New World
1521 For The Country
1512 Where We Live Now
1492 Sierra Kid Comments and analysis of Sierra Kid by Philip Levine 7 Comments
1413 The Return
1412 Something Has Fallen
1408 Gangrene
1397 On The Meeting Of García Lorca And Hart Crane
1392 Green Thumb
1385 Small Game
1372 The Whole Soul
1323 In A Light Time
1198 Montjuich
361 A Sleepless Night
341 Animals Are Passing From Our Lives Comments and analysis of Animals Are Passing From Our Lives by Philip Levine 46 Comments
339 Picture Postcard From The Other World Comments and analysis of Picture Postcard From The Other World by Philip Levine 9 Comments
323 An Abandoned Factory, Detroit Comments and analysis of An Abandoned Factory, Detroit by Philip Levine 3 Comments
302 Milkweed Comments and analysis of Milkweed by Philip Levine 1 Comment
301 They Feed They Lion Comments and analysis of They Feed They Lion by Philip Levine 35 Comments
285 I Won, You Lost
253 Wisteria
251 The Grave Of The Kitchen Mouse
161 Last Words
23 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
18 Mad Day In March
15 Late Light
15 Those Were The Days
15 Voyages Comments and analysis of Voyages by Philip Levine 6 Comments
14 Noon
8 An Ending
7 Salts And Oils
1 Late Moon


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