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Poems New and Collected - Wisława Szymborska, Clare Cavanagh
Poems New and Collected
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Described by Robert Hass as "unquestionably one of the great living European poets" and by Charles Simic as "one of the finest poets living today," Szymborska mesmerizes her readers with poetry that captivates their minds and captures their hearts. This is the book that her many fans have been... show more
Described by Robert Hass as "unquestionably one of the great living European poets" and by Charles Simic as "one of the finest poets living today," Szymborska mesmerizes her readers with poetry that captivates their minds and captures their hearts. This is the book that her many fans have been anxiously awaiting-the definitive, complete collection of poetry by the Nobel Prize-winning poet, including 164 poems in all, as well as the full text of her Nobel acceptance speech of December 7, 1996, in Stockholm. Beautifully translated by Stanislaw Bara«nczak and Clare Cavanagh, who won a 1996 PEN Translation Prize for their work, this volume is a must-have for all readers of poetry.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780156011464 (0156011468)
ASIN: 156011468
Publisher: Mariner Books
Pages no: 296
Edition language: English
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NotYourAverageJenn
NotYourAverageJenn rated it
4.0 Poems New and Collected
Read it through once. After I go through again, I'll have a better grasp on what to say. For now: "eloquent".
The Library of Babel
The Library of Babel rated it
4.0
I don't read so much poetry yet, but Szymborska has the precious gift of writing about everyday things and thoughts in an appealing way.Her poetry has the power and the strength of simplicity without insisting on metric structures. Reading what Szymborska wrote and writes I have the impression she i...
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