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learn by going
learn by going rated it 3 months ago
Map spans Polish Nobel laureate Szymborska's work from the 1940s up until 2011. Her poetry is immediately engaging, often funny, and down-to-earth. She writes about the smallest subjects (a cat alone in its owner's home) and the largest (mortality, time). She'd be an excellent poet to read if one is...
Feminism in Cold Storage
Feminism in Cold Storage rated it 2 years ago
This is one of my Reading Nobel Women books, a complete collection of Wislawa Szymborska's work, and it was amazing. As with all collections, there are favorites and then there are those that weren't enough or just not your thing. The book starts off with those poems that, while good, weren't quite ...
Feminism in Cold Storage
Feminism in Cold Storage rated it 2 years ago
This is one of my Reading Nobel Women books, a complete collection of Wislawa Szymborska's work, and it was amazing.As with all collections, there are favorites and then there are those that weren't enough or just not your thing. The book starts off with those poems that, while good, weren't quite w...
Silvie's bookshelf
Silvie's bookshelf rated it 2 years ago
I lived under a rock before I read Zagajewski.
wealhtheow
wealhtheow rated it 7 years ago
Translated from Polish (by the incredible Cavanagh, of course) yet his words fall with a fluidity and natural, unforced style that really speaks to me. I really liked "Impossible" and "Corridor."
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