Twentieth-Century Pleasures

ISBN-10: 088001539X
ISBN-13: 9780880015394
Edition: 1997 (Reprint)
Authors: Robert Hass, Hass
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Description: U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Hass considers some of the twentiethcentury poets who bring him pleasure: Robert Lowll, JamesWright, Tomas Transtromer, Joseph Brodsky, Yvor Winters,Robert Creeley, James McMichael, Czeslaw Milosz, and others,in this, his  More...

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Book details

List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 1/12/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 324
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Hass considers some of the twentiethcentury poets who bring him pleasure: Robert Lowll, JamesWright, Tomas Transtromer, Joseph Brodsky, Yvor Winters,Robert Creeley, James McMichael, Czeslaw Milosz, and others,in this, his first collection of essays. Originally published in1984, Twentieth Century Pleasures: Prose on Poetry won theNational Book Critics Circle Award for criticism. A new collection of Robert Hass's essays will be published by Ecco in 1998.

Born in San Francisco, Calif., Robert Hass received his undergraduate degree from St. Mary's College and his masters and Ph.D. from Stanford University. After graduating, Hass wrote his first collection of poetry, Field Guide, which went on to win the Yale Series of Younger Poets Award in 1973. Hass's second collection, Praise, won the Williams Carlos Williams Award in 1979. Selected by the Library of Congress as Poet Laureate of the United States in 1995-96, Hass has taught writing at the University of California at Berkeley since 1989. Hass has co-translated several volumes of poetry by Nobel Laureate and fellow colleague Czeslaw Milosz and is the editor of The Essential Haiku.

Lowell's Graveyard
James Wright
One Body: Some Notes on Form
Transtromer's Baltics
What Furies
Listening and Making
Lost in Translation
What He Did
Creeley: His Metric
McMichael's Pasadena
Reading Milosz
Some Notes on the San Francisco Bay Area As a Culture Region: A Memoir
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