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What Light Can Do - a book by Hass, Robert

What Light Can Do

Essays on Art, Imagination, and the Natural World

What Light Can Do( )
Author: Hass, Robert
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.99
Book Description:

Universally lauded poet Robert Hass offers a stunning, wide-ranging collection of essays on art, imagination, and the natural world—with accompanying photos throughout.

What Light Can Do is a magnificent companion piece to the former U.S. Poet Laureate’s Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning poetry collection, Time and Materials, as well as his earlier book of essays, the NBCC Award-winner Twentieth Century Pleasures. Haas brilliantly discourses on many...
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Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Poetry
Literary Criticism / Modern / 20Th Century
Literary Criticism / Modern / 21St Century
Art / Criticism & Theory
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.24 Inches
Book Weight:1.15 Pounds
Author Biography
Hass, Robert (Author)
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.


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