Berkeley English Faculty

Robert L. Hass

Robert L. Hass

Professor
Distinguished Professor in Poetry and Poetics

Wheeler Hall, room 405
M 11;30-1:00 and 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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Current Research
Professor Hass works on contemporary American poetry and translation; he has also been interested recently in environmental history and literature.

Recent English Courses Taught