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Lee, Li-Young 1957-

Overview
Works: 95 works in 166 publications in 2 languages and 7,436 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Biography  Interviews  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Filmed interviews  Filmed literary readings  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Televised literary readings 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Signer
Classifications: PN1031.M69, 811.54
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The city in which I love you : poems by Li-Young Lee( Book )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 1,097 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems evokes the author's youth and the immigrant experience in America
Rose : poems by Li-Young Lee( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 674 libraries worldwide
Winner of the 1990 Delmore Schwartz Memorial Poetry Award
Book of my nights : poems by Li-Young Lee( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 628 libraries worldwide
The long-awaited new poetry collection from one of the world's most acclaimed young poets
Behind my eyes by Li-Young Lee( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 624 libraries worldwide
Combining sensitivity and eloquence with a broad appeal, Li-Young Lee walks in the footsteps of Stanley Kunitz and Billy Collins as one of the United States's most beloved poets. Playful, erotic, at times mysterious, his work describes the immanent value of everyday experience. Straightforward language and simple narratives become gateways to the most powerful formulations of beauty, wisdom, and divine love
The power of the word ( visu )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
A six-part television series celebrating contemporary poets and their poetry. Poets include : Sharon Olds, William Stafford, Octavio Paz, Galway Kinnell, James Autry, Quincy Troupe, Garrett Kaoru Hongo, Mary TallMountain, Joy Harjo, Li-Young Lee, Gerald Stern, Stanley Kunitz, W.S. Merwin, Robert Bly and Lucille Clifton
The power of the word ( visu )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
A six-part television series celebrating contemporary poets and their poetry. Poets include : Sharon Olds, William Stafford, Octavio Paz, Galway Kinnell, James Autry, Quincy Troupe, Garrett Kaoru Hongo, Mary TallMountain, Joy Harjo, Li-Young Lee, Gerald Stern, Stanley Kunitz, W.S. Merwin, Robert Bly and Lucille Clifton
Li-Young Lee by Li-Young Lee( visu )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Li-Young Lee reads several of his poems and from his memoir The winged seed, and discusses his works and poetry in general
Voices of memory by John Morgan( visu )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
This is the second of two programs filmed at Glassboro State College in Glassboro, New Jersey. Li-Young Lee and Gerald Stern offer poems that reveal the deep power of memory to inform and illuminate immediate experience
Readings & conversations : reading by Li-Young Lee ; conversation with Michael Silverblatt ( visu )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Li-Young Lee was born in 1957 in Jakarta, Indonesia, where his parents lived in exile from China. He and his family fled to the United States in 1964 from Indonesia where his father was a political prisoner. Mr. Lee, who received a Lannan Literary Award for poetry in 1995, read on March 29, 2000"--Container
Poetry of resilience ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
In a small gathering in a Massachusetts town, 27 poets have come together for the first time to share their experiences as survivors of political atrocities. The poets' tales all vary, but they are united by the drive to bear witness to their past and to continue the process of healing. This documentary features six international poets who individually survived Hiroshima, the Holocaust, China's Cultural Revolution, the Kurdish Genocide in Iraq, the Rwandan Genocide, and the Iranian Revolution
From blossoms : selected poems by Li-Young Lee( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
In their own voices : a century of recorded poetry by Rebekah Presson Mosby( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Poets read their own work, recorded at various times and places
Li-Young Lee : always a rose ( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Influenced by the Psalms of the Old Testament, Li-Young Lee writes about his extraordinary family history and his relationship with his father. Lee's first book, "Rose", won the 1988 Whiting Foundation Award
Voices of memory ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
This is the second of two programs filmed at Glassboro State College in Glassboro, New Jersey. Li-Young Lee and Gerald Stern offer poems that reveal the deep power of memory to inform and illuminate immediate experience. Includes interviews of the poets by Bill Moyers
A moveable feast : profiles of contemporary American authors ( visu )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
This video collection profiles contemporary American authors and their work in the environments that most influenced them. Includes interviews, readings, and documentary segments
Midnight ruminator : first & (last) : [texts by Gaylord Schanilec( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Li-Young Lee by Li-Young Lee( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Li-Young Lee reads from The city in which I love you and recalls his father
Cold work by Cecily Parks( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Persimmons : Li-Young Lee by Susan Angebranndt( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
La ville où je t'aime by Li-Young Lee( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in French and English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Lee's poems are made from his life with his life, his poems are earned. He dares to be simple
 
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Alternative Names
Li-Young Lee
Li-Young Lee American writer
华​裔​美​国​诗​人​李​力​扬​
Languages
English (105)
French (1)
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