American Poetry by Robert Hass
The Twentieth Century, Volume 1 : Henry Adams to Dorothy Parker

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Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens.
 

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Robert Hass was born in San Francisco in 1941. He attended St. Mary's College and Stanford University. His books of poetry include "Time and Materials", for which he received the Pulitzer Prize in 2007 and the National Book Award in 2008; "Sun Under Wood", for which he received the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1996; "Human Wishes"; "Praise", for which he received the William Carlos Williams Award in 1979; and "Field Guide", which was selected by Stanley Kunitz for the Yale Younger Poets Series. Hass also worked with Czeslaw Milosz to translate a dozen volumes of Milosz's poetry, including the book-length "Treatise on Poetry" and, most recently, "A Second Space". His translations of the Japanese haiku masters have been collected in "The Essential Haiku: Versions of Basho, Buson, and Issa". His books of essays include "Twentieth Century Pleasures: Prose on Poetry", which received the National Book Critics Circle Award for criticism in 1984, and "Now and Then: The Poet's Choice Columns, 1997-2000". From 1995 to 1997 he served as poet laureate of the United States. He lives in northern California with his wife, the poet Brenda Hillman, and teaches English at the University of California at Berkeley.
 
Published March 20, 2000 by Library of America. 1000 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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These two volumes make up the first half of the largest anthology of 20th-century American poetry ever attempted. Over 200 poets are represented, all born before 1914, and presented in birth-date orde

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These two volumes make up the first half of the largest anthology of 20th-century American poetry ever attempted.

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