Of Gravity and Angels
By (author) Jane Hirshfield
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Of Gravity and Angels by Jane Hirshfield
Book DescriptionA precise and passionate collection by a brave new voice in poetry.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780819511386
(229mm x 140mm x 6mm)
Imprint: Wesleyan University Press
Publisher: University Press of New England
Publish Date: 15-Feb-1988
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jane Hirshfield
Ten Windows, Hardback (March 2015)
"A collection of ten essays by the poet Jane Hirshfield, about reading and understanding poetry, and about the power of poetry"--
Beauty, Paperback (March 2015)
Hirshfield is one of America's leading poets. This is her fourth book from Bloodaxe, following Come, Thief (2012), T.S. Eliot Prize shortlisted After (2006) and Each Happiness Ringed by Lions: Selected Poems (2005).
Come, Thief, Paperback / softback (February 2013)View all books by Jane Hirshfield
A collection of poems from Jane Hirshfield that centers on beauty, time, and the full embrace of an existence that time cannot help but steal from our arms.
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Author Biography - Jane Hirshfield
JANE HIRSHFIELD s first book, Alaya, received the Quarterly Review Of Literature Prize in 1982. In 1986, OF Gravity Angels receive d the Joseph Henry Jackson Award from the San Francisco Foundation for a book in progress; in 1989, it was awarded the Commonwealth Club Poetry Medal. Hirshfield s third book The October Palace, published in 1994, received the Bay Area Book Reviewers Award, the Commonwealth Club Poetry Medal, and the Poetry Center Book Award. She has also edited aand co-translated The Ink dark Moon: Poems be Komachi and Shikibu, Women of the Ancient Court of Japan (1988) and edited Women in Praise of the Sacred: 43 Centuries of Spiritual Poetry by Women (1994). Hirshfield s other honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Rockerfeller Foundation Bellagio Fellowship, Columbia University s Translatioon Center Award, and a Pushcart Prize. He has taught at the University of California at Berkely and the University of San Francisco and lives in Mill valley, California."
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