By Edward O. Wilson,Robert Hass,Lee Briccetti
Enchanting. . . . The Poetic Species is an excellent learn in its entirety, brief but infinitely simulating.” MARIA POPOVA, Brain Pickings
In this shimmering dialog (the outgrowth of an occasion co-sponsored by means of the yankee Museum of ordinary heritage and Poets House), Edward O. Wilson, well known scientist and proponent of consilience” or the team spirit of information, reveals an ardent interlocutor in Robert Hass, whose credo as usa poet laureate was once imagination makes communities.” As they discover the numerous ways in which poetry and technology improve one another, they go back and forth from anthills to historical Egypt and to the heights and depths of human strength. A testomony to how technological know-how and the humanities can sign up for forces to teach and encourage, this booklet is additionally a passionate plea for conservation of the entire planet’s species.
Edward O. Wilson, a biologist, naturalist, and bestselling writer, has obtained greater than a hundred awards from world wide, together with the Pulitzer Prize. A professor emeritus at Harvard collage, he lives in Lexington, Massachusetts.
Robert Hass’ poetry is rooted within the landscapes of his local northern California. He has been provided the MacArthur Genius” Fellowship, the nationwide publication Critics Circle Award (twice), the Pulitzer Prize, and the nationwide publication Award. he's a professor of English at college of California-Berkeley.
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The Poetic Species: A Conversation with Edward O. Wilson and Robert Hass by Edward O. Wilson,Robert Hass,Lee Briccetti