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Wisława Szymborska
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learn by going
learn by going rated it 6 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...
I book on Monday
I book on Monday rated it 9 months ago
¿Qué pensaríais de mí, si os dijera que he leído un libro de una poetisa polaca que ganó el Nóbel en 1996? Pues diríais, uy, qué tío más leído y listo y sensible que le gusta la poesía polaca de finales del siglo XX. Vosotros que pensábais que yo sólo veía los partidos de segunda división y "Ven a c...
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...
Garden-of-Stars
Garden-of-Stars rated it 3 years ago
My professor recommended I read this collection after I expressed an interest in Milosz’s work and a specific admiration of his style. Reading “Miracle Fair” was like an exploration of the self. I felt myself get lost in tiny cracks and crevices within and after reemerging there was a certain feelin...
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