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Full Name: Denise Levertov
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(1923-1997) Politically active poet. Denise Levertov published her first book of poems in England in 1946. She married and moved to America in 1947, and settled in New York City in 1948. She lived at 52 Barrow Street and 727 Greenwich Street, both in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York. She also lived at 299 West 15th Street. She officially became a US citizen in 1955. She was involved with the Black Mountain poets with Robert Creeley, Charles Olson, Robert Duncan, and she fostered a friendship with William Carlos Williams. In the 1960s she was poetry editor for "The Nation" and the 1970s she was poetry editor for "Mother Jones." Though raised in Britain, she is widely considered an American poet known for her political and social consciousness.
Author's Timeline:
1923 (Unknown) County
Denise Levertov was born in England in 1923. 
1948 New York County
Levertov settled in New York City in 1948. She lived at 52 Barrow Street and 727 Greenwich Street, both in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York. She also lived at 299 West 15th Street in Manhattan, New York. 
1997 (Unknown) County
Denise Levertov died in Seattle, Washington in 1997. 
1999 (Unknown) County
The Great Unknowing: Last Poems
Poetry. 
1959 (Unknown) County
With Eyes at the Back of Our Head
Poetry. 
1962 (Unknown) County
The Jacob's Ladder
Poetry. 
1970 (Unknown) County
Relearning the Alphabet
Poetry. 
1997 (Unknown) County
Denise Levertov is buried in the Lakeview Cemetery, Seattle, Washington. 
1957 (Unknown) County
Here and Now
Poetry. 
1967 (Unknown) County
The Sorrow Dance
Poetry. 
1975 (Unknown) County
The Freeing of the Dust
Poetry. 
1946 (Unknown) County
The Double Image
Poetry. 
1972 (Unknown) County
Footprints: Poems
Poetry. 
1984 (Unknown) County
Oblique Players
Poetry. 
1989 (Unknown) County
A Door in the Hive
Poetry. 
1982 (Unknown) County
Light Up the Cave
(Pub: New Directions Publishing Corporation. ISBN: 978-0811208130 )
 

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