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Praise

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Former Poet Laureate Robert Hass 1979's Praise, the writers second volume of poetry.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 140 x 212 x 6mm | 86g
  • English
  • 0880012420
  • 9780880012423
  • 378,884

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"He writes in many shapes, moods, even styles. Yet everywhere one recognizes this reverence for the power of language, words in their full-flight of syntax, what we--or our ancestors--used to call eloquence."-- Hayden Carruth, "Harper's""His second book, Praise, has an architectural grandeur that even his nearly flawless first -volume, Field Guide, did not aim at. Poem after poem sets limits for itself as stern as gravity: white on white, block on block of stone, frames around pictures."-- Peter Davison, "The Atlantic Monthly"
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