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These twenty-seven poems consider life on earth, from the microbe to the apocalypse. Along the way they take in, among other objects of study, the human teenager, divorce, Ella Fitzgerald, Vermeer’s Milkmaid, dreams, traffic accidents, Greek statues, television miniseries, the vagaries of memory, Madame Atropos, and even poetry writing. A book to treasure, from a virtuoso of form, line, and thought.

PRAISE FOR WISLAWA SZYMBORSKA

“Accessible and deeply human . . . A poet to live with.” —Robert Hass

“She teaches us how the world defies and evades the names we give it.” —Edward Hirsch

“A subtle, even a subversive muse of vulnerability and a great European poet.” —Richard Howard

"Satisfying and original . . . Extremely smart, witty, and levelheaded, [Szymborska] seduces us with her wide range of interests, her atypical lack of narcissism for a poet, and her cheerful pessimism." —Charles Simic

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Twenty-seven poems, as rendered by prize-winning translators Cavanagh and Baranczak, cover a range of themes from the author's teenage self to microscopic creatures and the upsides to living on Earth, delivered as a virtuoso of form, line, and thought.

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A new collection of poems from Nobel-Prize winner Szymborska.

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A collection of poems from Nobel Prize-winner Szymborska.

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Praise for Wislawa Szymborska

“She teaches us how the world defies and evades the names we give it.” -Edward Hirsch

“Accessible and deeply human…A poet to live with.” -Robert Hass

“A subtle, even a subversive muse of vulnerability and a great European poet.” -Richard Howard

Synopsis:

A new book of poems by Wislawa Szymborska is an occasion to celebrate. These twenty-seven poems consider life on earth, from the microbe to the apocalypse. Along the way they take in, among other objects of study, the human teenager, divorce, Ella Fitzgerald, Vermeers Milkmaid, dreams, traffic accidents, Greek statues, TV miniseries, the vagaries of memory, Madame Atropos, and even poetry writing. A book to treasure, from a virtuoso of form, line, and thought.

About the Author

WISLAWA SZYMBORSKA has worked as an editor, translator, and columnist, though she is best known as a poet. In 1996, she was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780547364612
Author:
Szymborska, Wislawa
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Translator:
Cavanagh, Clare
Translator:
Baranczak, Stanislaw
Author:
Baranczak, Stanislaw
Author:
Cavanagh, Clare
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
Single Author - Continental European
Subject:
Anthologies-Miscellaneous International Poetry
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Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20101031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in 1 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Twenty-seven poems, as rendered by prize-winning translators Cavanagh and Baranczak, cover a range of themes from the author's teenage self to microscopic creatures and the upsides to living on Earth, delivered as a virtuoso of form, line, and thought.
"Synopsis" by ,
A new collection of poems from Nobel-Prize winner Szymborska.
"Synopsis" by , A collection of poems from Nobel Prize-winner Szymborska.
"Synopsis" by , Praise for Wislawa Szymborska

“She teaches us how the world defies and evades the names we give it.” -Edward Hirsch

“Accessible and deeply human…A poet to live with.” -Robert Hass

“A subtle, even a subversive muse of vulnerability and a great European poet.” -Richard Howard

"Synopsis" by ,
A new book of poems by Wislawa Szymborska is an occasion to celebrate. These twenty-seven poems consider life on earth, from the microbe to the apocalypse. Along the way they take in, among other objects of study, the human teenager, divorce, Ella Fitzgerald, Vermeers Milkmaid, dreams, traffic accidents, Greek statues, TV miniseries, the vagaries of memory, Madame Atropos, and even poetry writing. A book to treasure, from a virtuoso of form, line, and thought.
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