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20th Century Pleasures

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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.

Synopsis:

Winner of the 1984 National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism, this now classic collection of essays focuses on three often-overlooked elements of contemporary poetry: its depth of feeling and imagination; its high degree of often-concealed craft; and its connectedness with tradition.

About the Author

Robert Hass is the author of two earlier collections of poems, Field Guide and Praise, and a book of essays, Twentieth Century Pleasures. He has also collaborated with Czeslaw Milosz on the translation of his poems, most recently Collected Poems. His many honors include a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur fellowship and the 1984 National Book Critics Circle Award in criticism. He has taught for many years at St. Mary's College of California and is currently a professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780880015394
Author:
Hass, Robert
Publisher:
Ecco Press
Author:
Hass
Author:
by Hass
Location:
Hopewell, NJ :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
Poetry, modern
Subject:
Poetry, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Poetry, Modern -- 20th century.
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
20000131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
324
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1.09 in 17.28 oz

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