Christopher Levenson

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Christopher Levenson (born February 13, 1934 London, England) is a Canadian poet.

Life[edit]

Levenson lived in the Netherlands and Germany, before moving to Ottawa in 1968. He became a Canadian citizen in 1973. He has received degrees from Cambridge University, and the University of Iowa.[1]

He was co-founder, and editor, of Arc,[2] and taught for many years at Carleton University.[3]

His work appeared in The Antigonish Review,[4] among other journals, and he is a member of the Writers' Union of Canada.[5]

Awards[edit]

Works[edit]

Poetry[edit]

  • Cairns. Chatto & Windus; Hogarth Press. 1969. ISBN 978-0-7011-1486-2.
  • Stills. (Chatto & Windus, London, 1972).
  • Into the Open. Golden Dog Press. 1977. ISBN 978-0-919614-23-9.
  • The Journey Back. Sesame Press. 1978. ISBN 978-0-920580-00-4.
  • Arriving at Night. Mosaic Press. 1986. ISBN 978-0-88962-341-5.
  • The Return. Mandeville Press, England. 1986. ISBN 978-0-904533-96-5.
  • Half Truths. (Wolsak and Wynn, 1990).
  • Duplicities: New and Selected Poems. Mosaic Press. 1992. ISBN 978-0-88962-527-3.
  • The Bridge. BuschekBooks. 2000. ISBN 978-1-894543-02-6.
  • Local Time. Stone Flower Press. 2006. ISBN 978-0-9737607-2-9.
  • Night Vision. Quattro Books. 2014. ISBN 978-1927443-58-3.

Translations[edit]

  • Light of the World: An Anthology of Seventeenth Century Dutch Religious and Occasional Poetry. Netherlandic Press. 1982. ISBN 978-0-919417-04-5.
  • Seeking Love's Solace (Aliquando Press, 1982).

Editor[edit]

  • Carol Shields (1992). Coming to Canada. McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP. ISBN 978-0-88629-187-7.
  • Christopher Levenson, George Johnston, ed. (1974). Carleton University Student Poetry 1973-74. Carleton University.
  • Reconcilable Differences: The Changing Face of Poetry by Canadian Men Since 1970. (Bayeux Arts, 1994)

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.sfu.ca/seniors/levenson.htm
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-12-11. Retrieved 2009-07-10.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2001-03-05. Retrieved 2009-07-10.
  4. ^ http://www.antigonishreview.com/bi-126/126-contributors.html
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-06-16. Retrieved 2009-07-10.

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