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The Gift of Tongues: Twenty-Five Years of Poetry from Copper Canyon Press

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Publisher Comments:

Edited and introduced by Sam Hamill, and with a complete bibliography of poetry published by the Press, The Gift of Tonguesis drawn from more than 150 books and chapbooks and collects nearly 300 poems by some of the most distinguished poets and translators of the last quarter-century.

"Copper Canyon Press is an evangelist for poetry. It has always made books that are aesthetically pleasing, and this anthology is no exception. The rich diversity of poets inside from John Balaban to Tom McGrath, Carolyn Kizer to Eleanor Wilner, celebrates 25 years of sagacious and daring publishing."-Maxine Kumi

List of Contributors:

Vicente Aleixandre

Odysseus Alepoudeli

Heather Allen

Edgar Anawrok

Paul Antschel

John Balaban

Erin Belieu

Marvin Bell

Nelson Bentley

Stephen Berg

David Bottoms

Kay Boyle

Robert Bringhurst

Olga Broumas

Gladys Cardiff

Hayden Carruth

Cyrus Curtis Cassells

Thomas Centolella

Lucille Clifton

Gerald Costanzo

Sandor Csoori

Michael Cuddihy

Richard Dauenhauer

Madeline Defrees

Hilda Doolittle

Terry Ehret

Carolyn Forche

James Galvin

Ken Gerner

Patricia Goedicke

Susan Griffin

John Haines

Mark Warren Halperin

Sam Hamill

Han Shan

Han Yu

Paul Hansen

Gerald Andrews Hausman

Robert Hedin

Jim Heynen

George Parks Hitchcock

Gary H. Holthaus

Richard Hugo

T. E. Jay

Richard Jones

Jean Joubert

Jaan Kaplinski

Shirley Kaufman

Kawamura Yoichi

Ki Joon

Carolyn Kizer

William Kloefkorn

Kwon P'il

James Laughlin

David Lee

Denise Levertov

Timothy Liu

Barry Lopez

Frank R. Maloney

Thomas Mcgrath

Tim Mcnulty

William Stanley Merwin

Jane Miller

Oscar Vladislas De Lubicz- Milosz

James Masao Mitsui

Miyoshi Toyochiro

Robin Morgan

Sheila Bunker Nickerson

Ou Yangxiu

Mark Pawlak

Ezra Pound

Belle Randall

W. M. Ransom

David Ray

Tom Rea

Kenneth Rexroth

David Romtvedt

Richard Shelton

Maurya Simon

Gary Synder

Primus St. John

Kim Robert Stafford

William Stafford

Nancy Steele

Su Tung-p'o

Robert Sund

Karen Swenson

Anna Swir

Arthur Sze

T'ao Ch'ien

Elaine Terr

Synopsis:

Since its inception in 1972, Copper Canyon Press has remained dedicated to publishing poetry from a wide range of styles. The Gift of Tongues is drawn from among more than 150 books and chap-books of poetry published by the press. Features Sam Hamill's in-depth personal introduction about Copper Canyon's path and dedication to the poetry of many cultures, as well as an annotated bibliography.

About the Author

Poet and translator Sam Hamill was the Founding Editor of Copper Canyon Press and is currently the Director for Poets Against War.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781556591174
Subtitle:
Twenty-Five Years of Poetry from Copper Canyon Press
Editor:
Hamill, Sam
Editor:
Hamill, Sam
Author:
Hamill, Sam
Publisher:
Copper Canyon Press
Location:
Port Townsend, Wash. :
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
American poetry
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
American poetry (collections)
Subject:
Poetry, modern
Subject:
Poetry, Modern -- 20th century -- Translations into English.
Subject:
General Poetry
Edition Description:
Includes index.
Series Volume:
16-17
Publication Date:
19960101
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
358
Dimensions:
0.00 x 0.00 in

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