Sam Hamill

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Sam Hamill is the author of more than thirty books of poetry, essays, and translations from the classical Chinese and Japanese, ancient Greek, Latin, and other languages. He has been a recipient of fellowships from the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, the Andrew Mellon Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission. He lives near Port Townsend, Washington.

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Chuang Tzu Inner Chapters

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The Chuang Tzu has been translated into English numerous times, but never with the freshness, accessibility, and accuracy of this remarkable rendering. Here the immediacy of Chuang Tzu's language is restored in a idiom that is both completely fresh and true to the original text.

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Infinite Moment

Poems From Ancient Greek
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Narrow Road To The Interior

And Other Writings
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Here is the most complete single-volume collection of the writings of one of the great luminaries of Asian literature.

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Pocket Haiku

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 In this collection of haiku, translator Sam Hamill has compiled the best from the tradition, spanning the sixteenth through nineteenth centuries, with particular focus on the three great masters: Bash, Buson, and Issa. Based on images from nature, the poems address the themes of joy, temporality, beauty, wonder, loneliness, and loss.

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Pocket Haiku

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In this dewdrop collection of haiku, translator Sam Hamill has compiled the best from the tradition, spanning the sixteenth through nineteenth centuries, with particular focus on the three great masters: Basho, Buson, and Issa.

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Tao Te Ching

A New Translation
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­­­­Great Tao overflows.

It can go left or right.

All things depend on it for life.

None can refuse it.

Its success seeks no recognition,

but clothes and nourishes everything

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