Item description for Of Gravity & Angels (Wesleyan Poetry Series) by Jane Hirshfield...
A precise and passionate collection by a brave new voice in poetry.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.93" Width: 5.47" Height: 0.23" Weight: 0.3 lbs.
Release Date Feb 28, 1988
ISBN 0819511382 ISBN13 9780819511386
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More About Jane Hirshfield
JANE HIRSHFIELD is the author of eight books of poetry, including The Beauty;Come, Thief; After; and Given Sugar, Given Salt. She has edited and cotranslated four books presenting the work of poets from the past and is the author of two major collections of essays, Nine Gates: Entering the Mind of Poetry and Ten Windows: How Great Poems Transform the World. Her books have been finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Award and England's T. S. Eliot Prize; they have been named best books of the year by The Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Amazon, and Financial Times; and they have won the California Book Award, the Poetry Center Book Award, and the Donald Hall-Jane Kenyon Prize in American Poetry. Hirshfield has received fellowships from the Guggenheim and Rockefeller foundations, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Academy of American Poets. Her poems appear in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The Times Literary Supplement, Poetry, The New Republic, and eight editions of The Best American Poetry. A resident of Northern California since 1974, she is a current chancellor of the Academy of American Poets.
Jane Hirshfield currently resides in Mill Valley, in the state of California. Jane Hirshfield was born in 1953.