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Poet Robert Hass.

Poet, critic and translator Robert Hass. He won the Yale Series of Younger Poets Award for his first volume of poetry, "Field Guide," published in 1973. He translated, with poet Robert Pinsky, Czeslaw Milosz's "The Separate Notebooks." His essays have appeared in The New York Review of Books, The New Republic, Antaeus, and Salmagundi. Many of those essays are collected in his book, "Twentieth Century Pleasures." Hass's new book, "Human Wishes," mixes verse, prose poems. and essays.


Other segments from the episode on January 5, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, January 5, 1990: Interview with Robert Hass; Review of Remmy Ongala's album "Songs for the Poor Man"; Interview with Rick Aviles; Commentary on Jimmy Tingle.


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