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Almost Paradise: New and Selected Poems and Translations, Hamill, Sam

Author Name    Hamill, Sam

Title   Almost Paradise: New and Selected Poems and Translations

Binding   PAPERBACK

Book Condition   Very Good

Publisher    Shambhala

ISBN Number    1590301846 / 9781590301845

Seller ID   SKU20142876

1590301846 Signed by author to Elspeth Pope. Very Good, clean text, trade paperback binding, light wear to corners and edges, satisfaction guaranteed. Last Word Books & Press is an Infamous Independent Bookstore and Print Shop located in Olympia, Washington. Association Copy: Elspeth Pope's personal copy with a personalized Emily Carr postcard from two friends laid in. In 1991, Elspeth Pope, recently retired as a professor in library and information science, met Dr. Melissa Hardie, director of the Hypatia Trust in Cornwall, England. Melissa and her husband, Dr. Philip Budden, had created the Hypatia Trust, a library of published and personal documentation of the achievements of hundreds of creative women. Their collection of more than 15,000 items was housed in a fine building, in the garden next to their home. Their work and Hypatia's story planted the seed that grew into the dream that became the reality of Hypatia-in-the-Woods, a Retreat Center for Women in the Arts, Academe & Business located in Shelton, Washington. We have more of Dr. Pope's library available upon request.

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poetry and from his numerous critically acclaimed works of translation, as well as a number of new, previously unpublished poems.

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