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What Light Can Do: Essays on Art, Imagination, and the Natural World

Hass, R. (2012). What Light Can Do: Essays on Art, Imagination, and the Natural World. Ecco.


Ecco, 2012. 496 pages.

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glissando »
(noun) a rapid sliding up or down the musical sca…
p.429
lapidary »
relating to stone and gems and the work involved …
p.426
vatic »
(adjective) prophetic, oracular; describing or pr…
p.426
mendicant »
(noun) beggar / (noun) a member of a religious or…
p.425
picaresque »
(adjective) of or relating to rogues or rascals /…
p.452
compelled to reconsider the work of our hands
So, of course, they show up in poetry. “I do not …
p.438
the people who worked the land for those four hun…
I am sure the natural world gave some pleasure to…
p.436
sugar is not native to North America
Sugar is not native to North America. It’s indige…
p.369
the language had a certain vigor
I did not get much of a sense of the poetry of Ki…
p.353
the gift poetry gives us
I could say to students: if you substitute imagin…

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