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Author: Eric Hoffman

Eric Hoffman is the author of several volumes of poetry and the editor of a number of books on subjects as various as comics, music, and television. Most recently, he edited Conversations with John Berryman (University Press of Mississippi, 2021) and a new critical volume of Philip Pain's Daily Meditations (Spuyten Duyvil, 2021). His articles and essays have appeared in journals worldwide, including American Communist History, The Chicago Review, Fortean Times, Rain Taxi, and Smartish Pace. His translations of the haiku of Ozaki Hōsai were published in Chrysanthemum, Frogpond, and Otoliths. He lives in Connecticut with his wife and son.

The American Eye
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The American Eye

Dos Madres Press

Poetry. Included in this volume are two poems: the first,"Emerson in Europe," a verse translation of the journals of Ralph Waldo Emerson, who—just prior to his Harvard speech, lamenting the death of his wife and having given up the cloth—tours Europ...

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By the Hours: Selected Poems, Early and Uncollected
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By the Hours: Selected Poems, Early and Uncollected

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Poetry. The poems presented in this collection represent over a decade of work, including poetry previously published in long out-of-print and difficult to find chapbooks and self-published collections, newly revised for this edition, uncollected po...

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Circumference of the Sun
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Circumference of the Sun

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"Why I felt compelled to render these ancient texts, which wade between the shallows of hope and the endless depths of outright despair, into this present form is quite simple. We live in a world of Biblical proportions—one of swift social and envir...

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Forms of Life
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Forms of Life

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Poetry. This newest collection from celebrated poet Eric Hoffman, comprised of forty discrete sections, is a powerful and stark rumination on human economy, public and private, personal and impersonal, a haunting exploration of the struggle for surv...

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Presence of Life
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Presence of Life

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Poetry. PRESENCE OF LIFE is Eric Hoffman's poetic adaptation of scholar Brad Inwood's original translation of the extant fragments of the Pythagorean Pre-Socratic Empedocles, one of antiquities' most influential thinkers and the last ancient Greek p...

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