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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 Cany 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original poetry and from his numerous critically acclaimed works of translation, as well as a number of new, previously unpublished poems.


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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 Cany 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original poetry and from his numerous critically acclaimed works of translation, as well as a number of new, previously unpublished poems.

30 review for Almost Paradise: New and Selected Poems and Translations

  1. 4 out of 5

    Shaindel

    Sam Hamill is one of our literary American treasures. This book inclues the section _Traveling Companions_ in which he has translated Li Po, Basho, Sappho, Catullus, and others, and then selected works of his original poetry. Amazing! Please listen to my interview with him here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/onword/2... Sam Hamill is one of our literary American treasures. This book inclues the section _Traveling Companions_ in which he has translated Li Po, Basho, Sappho, Catullus, and others, and then selected works of his original poetry. Amazing! Please listen to my interview with him here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/onword/2...

  2. 5 out of 5

    Dean M (Vox Poetica)

    while his translations are awesome,and he had a few great poems in here, I couldnt finish it, and found myself literally saying outloud multiple times towards the end "what a load of shit." prob got about 3/4 through it. too sentimental, and almost too obviously trying to be like Rexroth while his translations are awesome,and he had a few great poems in here, I couldnt finish it, and found myself literally saying outloud multiple times towards the end "what a load of shit." prob got about 3/4 through it. too sentimental, and almost too obviously trying to be like Rexroth

  3. 4 out of 5

    Babs

    Beautiful and inspiring collection.

  4. 5 out of 5

    Mills College Library

    811.54 H2172a 2005

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    Dan

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    لطيفة الحاج

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    Ellen

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    Kailee

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    Robert Rhodes

    One of my favorite poets and translators of Japanese and Chinese verse

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    Ryan

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    Statmanm

    An absolute pleasure.

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    Michael Schein

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    Patrice

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