AVOCATIONS

AVOCATIONS

by SAM HAMILL, Sam
     
 

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Avocations collects the best of Sam Hamill's prose on poetry over the  last 18 years, presenting insightful readings of Kenneth Rexroth, Denise  Levertov, Odysseas Elytis, Matsuo Basho, Kobayashi Issa, John Logan and  many others together with critical commentary on poetry in translation  and the practice of poetry in general.

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Avocations collects the best of Sam Hamill's prose on poetry over the  last 18 years, presenting insightful readings of Kenneth Rexroth, Denise  Levertov, Odysseas Elytis, Matsuo Basho, Kobayashi Issa, John Logan and  many others together with critical commentary on poetry in translation  and the practice of poetry in general.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597092081
Publisher:
Red Hen Press
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
330 KB

Meet the Author

Sam Hamill is an esteemed poet, translator, essayist and editor. He was Editor of Copper Canyon Press from 1972-2004. Hamill has taught at prisons for fourteen years, in artist-in-residency programs for twenty years, and has worked extensively with battered women and children. He is the author of more than forty volumes of poetry, poetry-in-translation, and essays including, Almost Paradise: Selected Poems & Translations (2005), Dumb Luck (2002), Gratitude (1998), and A Poet’s Work (1998). He also founded Poets Against War in 2003.

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