Berkeley English Faculty

Robert L. Hass

Robert L. Hass

Emeritus

By appt.
bobhass@berkeley.edu


Books
A Little Book on Form
A Little Book on Form

An acute and deeply insightful book of essays exploring poetic form and the role of instinct and imagination within form—from former poet laureate, Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winning author Robert Hass. Robert Hass—former poet laureate....(read more)

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Modernist Women Poets: An Anthology
Modernist Women Poets: An Anthology

The 20th century was a time of great change, particularly in the arts, but seldom explored were the female poets of that time. Robert Hass and Paul Ebenkamp have put together a comprehensive anthology of poetry featuring the poems of Gertrude Stein,....(read more)

The Poetic Species: A Conversation with Edward O. Wilson and Robert Hass
The Poetic Species: A Conversation with Edward O. Wilson and Robert Hass

In this shimmering conversation (the outgrowth of an event cosponsored by the American Museum of Natural History and Poets House), Edward O. Wilson, renowned scientist and proponent of “consilience”—or the unity of knowledge—fi nds an ardent interlo....(read more)

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What Light Can Do
What Light Can Do

An evocative and captivating collection of essays on writers, place, poetry, and photography—with accompanying photos throughout—from Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner Robert Hass Renowned for his magisterial verse, Robert Hass is also a....(read more)

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The Apple Trees at Olema
The Apple Trees at Olema

The Apple Trees at Olema includes work from Robert Hass's first five books—Field Guide, Praise, Human Wishes, Sun Under Wood, and Time and Materials—as well as a substantial gathering of new poems, including a suite of elegies, a series of poems in ....(read more)

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Now and Then: The Poet's Choice Columns
Now and Then: The Poet's Choice Columns

From 1997 to 2000, former Poet Laureate of the United States Robert Hass wrote the nationally syndicated column “Poet’s Choice” which featured poems relevant to current headlines written by well-known poets as Wallace Stevens, John Ashbery, and Robe....(read more)

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Time and Materials: Poems 1997-2005
Time and Materials: Poems 1997-2005

The poems in Robert Hass's new collection—his first to appear in a decade—are grounded in the beauty and energy of the physical world, and in the bafflement of the present moment in American culture. This work is breathtakingly immediate, stylistica....(read more)

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