Carcanet Press Logo
Quote of the Day
If it were not for Carcanet, my library would be unbearably impoverished.
Louis de Bernieres

Collected Poems, 1955-1975 (2e)

Peter Levi

No Text
10% off Paperback 2e
Imprint: Anvil Press Poetry
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Carcanet Press
Available as:
Paperback 2e (256 pages)
(Pub. Jun 1997)
9780856461354
£9.95 £8.96
Hardback 2e (256 pages)
(Pub. Jun 1997)
9780856461347
£15.00
  • Description
  • Author
  • This volume brings together Peter Levi’s early books, pamphlets and other uncollected poems written over a period of twenty years to 1975. His subsequent books of poetry are Five Ages (1978), Private Ground (1981), The Echoing Green (1983), The Lamentation of the Dead (1984), The Noise Made by Poems (1984), Shakespeare’s Birthday (1985), Goodbye to the Art of Poetry (1989), Shadow and Bone (1989), The Rags of Time (1994), Reed Music (1997) and Viriditas (2001).

    Peter Levi (1931–2000) was elected Professor of Poetry at Oxford University in 1984. Until 1977 he was a Jesuit priest. He was a classicist whose writing includes three uncategorizable books – on modern Greece, Afghanistan, and the English landscape – as well as translations, critical and scholarly works, a thriller and ... read more
Share this...
The Carcanet Blog On the Way to Jerusalem Farm: Carola Luther read more Notes on Field Requiem: Sheri Benning read more Windows on Translation: P.C. Evans read more Virga: Togara Muzanenhamo read more Midnight in the Kant Hotel: Rod Mengham read more The Long Year of Plagues: Fred D'Aguiar read more
Find your local bookshop logo
Arts Council Logo
We thank the Arts Council England for their support and assistance in this interactive Project.
This website ©2000-2021 Carcanet Press Ltd