Almost Paradise

Almost Paradise

New and Selected Poems and Translations

Book - 2005
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Sam Hamill is that rare figure whose life is continually in dialogue with the rich and diverse tradition of poetry, whether that dialogue takes the form of translating the work of a poet long dead, writing a poem in celebration of the work of a contemporary poet, or musing on what it means to be a poet himself. A true poet's poet--and also the founding editor of Copper Canyon Press, one of the most influential publishers of poetry today--Hamill has been part of America's poetry scene for decades and has won numerous prizes and awards for his work. This collection presents the best of Hamill's work from his thirteen books of original poetry and from his numerous critically acclaimed works of translation, as well as a number of new, previously unpublished poems.
Publisher: Boston : Shambhala, 2005
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781590301845
1590301846
Branch Call Number: PS3558.A4235 A79 2005
Characteristics: xiv, 261 p. ; 23 cm

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