A Poetry Archive recording by

Anne Stevenson

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These poems come from a special recording for the Poetry Archive:

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  • 2 -
    "The Spirit is too Blunt an Instrument"

  • 3 -
    "The Suburb"

  • 4 -
    "The Mother"

  • 5 -
    "The Victory"

  • 6 -
    "By the Boathouse, Oxford"

  • 7 -
    "Path"

  • 8 -
    "Transparencies"

  • 9 -
    "A Surprise on the First Day of School"

  • 10 -
    "Innocence and Experience"

  • 11 -
    "A Marriage"

  • 12 -
    "Arioso Dolente"

  • 13 -
    "Sous-entendu"

  • 14 -
    "Swifts"

  • 15 -
    "Enough of Green"

  • 16 -
    "In the Tunnel of Summers"

  • 17 -
    "North Sea off Carnoustie"

  • 18 -
    "Still Life in Utah"

  • 19 -
    "If I Could Paint Essences"

  • 20 -
    "The Wind, the Sun and the Moon"

  • 21 -
    "Leaving"

  • 22 -
    "Why Take Against Mythology (1)"

  • 23 -
    "Why Take Against Mythology (2)"

  • 24 -
    "The Writer in the Corner"

  • 25 -
    "The Fiction-Makers"

  • 26 -
    "Small Philosophical Poem"

  • 27 -
    "Willow Song"

  • 28 -
    "Granny Scarecrow"

  • 29 -
    "When the camel is dust it goes through the needle's eye"

  • 30 -
    "Impromptu in C Minor"

  • 31 -

  • 32 -
    "Talking Sense to my Senses"

  • 33 -

  • 34 -
    "Terrorist"

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Select bibliography

  • Correspondences: A Family History in Letters, Oxford University Press 1974
  • Travelling Behind Glass: Selected Poems, 1963-73, Oxford University Press 1974 - out of print
  • Enough of Green, Oxford University Press 1977 - out of print
  • Minute by Glass Minute, Oxford University Press 1982 - out of print
  • The Fiction Makers, Oxford University Press 1985 - out of print
  • Selected Poems, 1956-86, Oxford University Press 1987 - out of print
  • Black Grate Poems, Redcliffe Press 1987 - out of print
  • Bitter Fame: A Life of Sylvia Plath, Penguin 1990
  • The Other House, Oxford University Press 1990
  • Four and a Half Dancing Men, Oxford University Press 1993 - out of print
  • Between the Iceberg and the Ship: Selected Essays, University of Michigan Press 1998
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  • Five Looks at Elizabeth Bishop, Bellew/Agenda Editions 1998
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  • The Collected Poems, 1955-1995, Bloodaxe 2000
  • Granny Scarecrow, Bloodaxe 2000
  • Poetry Quartets 6 (Anne Stevenson, Michael Donaghy, Moniza Alvi, George Szirtes), Bloodaxe / British Council 2000
  • A Report from the Border, Bloodaxe 2002
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  • Hearing with my Fingers, Thumbscrew Press 2002
  • Poems 1955-2005, Bloodaxe 2005
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  • Anne Stevenson Reading from her Poems, The Poetry Archive 2005
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  • Stone Milk, Bloodaxe Books 2007
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  • In Person 30 Poets, Edited by Neil Astley / Films by Pamela Robertson-Pearce, Bloodaxe Books 2008
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  • Selected Poems, Library of America 2008
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