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What light can do : essays on art, imagination, and the natural world

Author: Robert Hass; Poets Laureate Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York : Ecco, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Essay : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"[A] collection of essays on writers, place, poetry, and photography--with accompanying photos throughout."
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Hass; Poets Laureate Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 9780061923920 0061923923
OCLC Number: 806296065
Description: xi, 479 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: A miscellany of short pieces to begin. Wallace Stevens in the world --
Chekhov's anger --
Howl at fifty --
The kingdom of reversals : notes on Hosoe's Mishima --
George Oppen : his art --
Ernesto Cardenal : a Nicaraguan poet's beginning --
A longer essay on literature and war. Study war no more : violence, literature and Immanuel Kant --
Some California writers. Jack London in his time : Martin Eden --
Mary Austin and The land of little rain --
The fury of Robinson Jeffers --
William Everson : some glimpses --
Maxine Hong Kingston : notes on a woman warrior --
Poets and the world. Ko Un and Korean poetry --
Milosz at eighty --
Milosz at ninety-three --
Poetry and terror : some notes on Coming to Jakarta --
Zukofsky at the outset --
Tomaž Šalamun : an introduction --
A bruised sky : two Chinese poets --
Two essays on literature and religion. Reflections on the Epistles of John --
Notes on poetry and spirituality --
Three photographers and their landscapes. Robert Adams and Los Angeles --
Robert Buelteman and the Coast Range --
Laura McPhee and the river of no return --
Three essays on (mainly) American poetry. On teaching poetry --
Families and prisons --
Edward Taylor : how American poetry got started --
Imagining the earth. Cormac McCarthy's trilogy, or, The Puritan conscience and the Mexican dark --
Black nature --
Rivers and stories : an introduction --
An oak grove.
Other Titles: Essays.
Responsibility: Robert Hass.
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