Anne Stevenson

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Anne Stevenson, recently described by the former poet laureate, Andrew Motion, as “one of the most remarkable poetic voices to have emerged on either side of the Atlantic in the last fifty years” (Motion, 2008, p. xiii), has authored an extensive range of non-fiction scripts for radio; literary biographies; critical, historical and cultural essays; lectures and book reviews – all this in addition to the poetry for which she is now so justly valued and esteemed. Since her first volume of poems, Living in America, The Generation Press, 1965, Stevenson has published eleven further, individual volumes, numerous poetry pamphlets, posters (for Poems on the Underground), and broadsides, as well as two collected e…

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Gordon, Ian. "Anne Stevenson". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 06 September 2010
[, accessed 30 November 2015.]

Articles on Stevenson's works

  1. A Report from the Border: New and Rescued Poems
  2. Astonishment
  3. Black Grate Poems
  4. Correspondences: a Family History in Letters
  5. Enough of Green
  6. Four and a Half Dancing Men
  7. Granny Scarecrow
  8. Living in America
  9. Minute by Glass Minute
  10. Poems 1955-2005
  11. Reversals
  12. Selected Poems 1956-1986
  13. Stone Milk
  14. The Collected Poems of Anne Stevenson 1955-1995
  15. The Fiction-makers
  16. The Other House
  17. Travelling Behind Glass: Selected Poems 1963-1973
  18. Winter Time