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Robert Hass

Robert Hass

·4.33·26,917 Ratings
“ Life is not meant to be easy, my child; but take courage: it can be delightful. ” ― George Bernard Shaw
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  • The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke

    ·4.4·12,020 Ratings
    Parallel German text and English translation.The influence and popularity of Rilke’s poetry in America have never been greater than they are today, more than fifty years after his death. Rilke is unquestionably the most significant and compelling poet o
  • Ten Thousand Lives

    ·3.62·53 Ratings
    Born in 1933 in a small rural village in Korea’s North Cholla Province, Ko Un grew up in a Japanese-controlled land that was soon to experience the horrors of the Korean War. He became a Buddhist Monk in 1952, and began writing in the late 1950s. Ten Th
  • Selected Poems, 1954-1986

    ·4.28·290 Ratings
    Tomas TranstrOmer's poems are thick with the feel of life lived in a specific place: the dark, overpowering Swedish winters, the long thaws and brief paradisal summers in the Stockholm archipelago. He conveys a sense of what it is like to be a private cit
  • Field Guide

    ·4.22·571 Ratings
    The Winning volume in the 1972 Yale Series of Younger Poets competition is a collection of richly anecdotal, lyric poems. Robert Hass writes about the California coast, about birds, fish, books, friends, presents sensations, and the impingements of the pa
  • Twentieth Century Pleasures: Prose on Poetry

    ·4.31·234 Ratings
    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 c
  • Praise

    ·4.23·1,458 Ratings
    Former Poet Laureate Robert Hass 1979's Praise, the writer's second volume of poetry.
  • Sun Under Wood

    ·4.14·850 Ratings
    Robert Hass demonstrates once again the unmistakable intelligence and original voice that have won him both literary acclaim and the affection of a broad general readership. Here Hass extends and deepens his ongoing explorations of nature and human histor
  • Human Wishes

    ·4.26·870 Ratings
    Poems deal with language, desire, suffering, art, human relationships, and mortality.
  • Second Space: New Poems

    ·4.11·306 Ratings
    Nobel laureate Czeslaw Milosz's most recent collection Second Space marks a new stage in one of the great poetic pilgrimages of our time. Few poets have inhabited the land of old age as long or energetically as Milosz, for whom this territory holds both o
  • The Best American Poetry 2001

    ·3.59·115 Ratings
    "The Best American Poetry" series returns with a volume that is sure to dazzle seasoned fans and newcomers alike. Guest editor Robert Hass, a former Poet Laureate and a central figure in the poetry world, brings his passionate intelligence to "The Best Am
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