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Time and Materials

Poems 1997-2005

Time and Materials( )
Author: Hass, Robert
ISBN:978-0-06-135028-3
Publication Date:Nov 2008
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $23.99
Book Description:

The poems in Robert Hass's new collection-his first to appear in a decade-are grounded in the beauty and energy of the physical world, and in the bafflement of the present moment in American culture. This work is breathtakingly immediate, stylistically varied, redemptive, and wise.

His familiar landscapes are here-San Francisco, the Northern California coast, the Sierra high country-in addition to some of his oft-explored themes: art; the natural world; the nature of desire;...
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Book Details
Pages:96
Detailed Subjects: Poetry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 x 0.61 cm
Book Weight:0.164 Kilograms
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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