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Collected Poems, 1886-1944

Sadakichi Hartmann

Edited by Floyd Cheung

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Categories: 20th Century, 21st Century, BAME
Imprint: Little Island Press
Publisher: Carcanet Press
Available as:
Hardback (192 pages)
(Pub. Sep 2016)
9780993505621
£16.99 £15.29
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  • “He brought symbolist-inflected poetry and drama to the US, became a respected art critic publishing in Alfred Stieglitz’s Camera Work and Alfred Kreymborg’s Others, wrote some of the earliest English-language haiku, and even became a Hollywood showman later in life, famously playing the court magician in Douglas Fairbanks’s The Thief of Bagdad. Despite increasing attention to Hartmann, not until this collection, beautifully put together by Floyd Cheung in a Little Island Press edition, do Hartmann’s achievements in the lyric come into full view.” – the Modernist Review

    Sadakichi Hartmann
    Sadakichi Hartmann (1867-1944) was a photography critic and poet of German and Japanese descent. Hartmann, born on the artificial island of Dejima, Nagasaki to German businessman Carl Herman Oskar Hartmann and Japanese mother Osada Hartmann and raised in Germany, arrived in Philadelphia in 1882 and became an American citizen in 1894. ... read more
    Floyd Cheung
    Floyd Cheung is associate professor of English language and literature and of American studies. He is also a member of the Five College Asian/Pacific/American Studies Certificate Program, for which he served as the founding chair. In 2012, he was awarded with the Kathleen Compton Sherrerd, ’54, and John J. F. Sherrerd ... read more
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