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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
21422 You Can Have It Comments and analysis of You Can Have It by Philip Levine 25 Comments
11156 What Work Is Comments and analysis of What Work Is by Philip Levine 2 Comments
5860 Gin
4629 The Simple Truth
4544 Among Children
3975 A Woman Waking Comments and analysis of A Woman Waking by Philip Levine 9 Comments
3644 Night Words
3274 Detroit Grease Shop Poem
3164 Belle Isle, 1949
3056 Night Thoughts Over A Sick Child
2945 Then Comments and analysis of Then by Philip Levine 6 Comments
2778 Black Stone On Top Of Nothing Comments and analysis of Black Stone On Top Of Nothing by Philip Levine 7 Comments
2700 Making It Work
2625 A Theory Of Prosody Comments and analysis of A Theory Of Prosody by Philip Levine 1 Comment
2621 At Bessemer Comments and analysis of At Bessemer by Philip Levine 11 Comments
2620 Coming Close Comments and analysis of Coming Close by Philip Levine 8 Comments
2604 Holding On
2559 Heaven
2531 Father
2521 In The New Sun
2503 Waking In March
2484 The Rains
2446 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
2418 The Mercy
2387 The Red Shirt Comments and analysis of The Red Shirt by Philip Levine 1 Comment
2349 Clouds
2302 Smoke Comments and analysis of Smoke by Philip Levine 9 Comments
2263 Any Night
2122 The End Of Your Life
2091 The Present
2055 The House
2027 Red Dust Comments and analysis of Red Dust by Philip Levine 208 Comments
2022 The Drunkard
2005 Call It Music Comments and analysis of Call It Music by Philip Levine 8 Comments
2000 Passing Out
1994 Magpiety
1967 Bitterness Comments and analysis of Bitterness by Philip Levine 6 Comments
1956 Songs
1944 House Of Silence
1930 Another Song Comments and analysis of Another Song by Philip Levine 2 Comments
1915 The Unknowable
1900 Once
1879 Premonition At Twilight
1879 The Water's Chant
1860 Making Light Of It Comments and analysis of Making Light Of It by Philip Levine 9 Comments
1830 How Much Earth
1820 Ode For Mrs. William Settle
1820 The Turning
1789 Clouds Above The Sea
1771 Holy Day
1766 The Dead
1766 The Helmet
1739 Everything
1735 Berenda Slough Comments and analysis of Berenda Slough by Philip Levine 9 Comments
1728 The Distant Winter
1686 In A Vacant House Comments and analysis of In A Vacant House by Philip Levine 9 Comments
1671 Fist
1649 The Rat Of Faith
1640 Told
1598 My Fathers, The Baltic
1596 The Negatives
1584 I Sing The Body Electric
1583 For The Country
1571 The New World
1564 Where We Live Now
1562 Sierra Kid Comments and analysis of Sierra Kid by Philip Levine 7 Comments
1500 Something Has Fallen
1484 The Return
1467 Small Game
1463 Green Thumb
1446 Gangrene
1446 On The Meeting Of García Lorca And Hart Crane
1412 The Whole Soul
1366 In A Light Time
1309 Montjuich
485 A Sleepless Night
473 Animals Are Passing From Our Lives Comments and analysis of Animals Are Passing From Our Lives by Philip Levine 48 Comments
443 Picture Postcard From The Other World Comments and analysis of Picture Postcard From The Other World by Philip Levine 11 Comments
437 An Abandoned Factory, Detroit Comments and analysis of An Abandoned Factory, Detroit by Philip Levine 3 Comments
423 Milkweed Comments and analysis of Milkweed by Philip Levine 1 Comment
396 I Won, You Lost
379 They Feed They Lion Comments and analysis of They Feed They Lion by Philip Levine 37 Comments
312 Wisteria
299 The Grave Of The Kitchen Mouse
206 Last Words
161 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
112 Those Were The Days
89 Late Light
81 An Ending
77 Late Moon
73 Voyages Comments and analysis of Voyages by Philip Levine 7 Comments
72 Noon
67 Mad Day In March
50 Salts And Oils


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