Miracle Fair Selected Poems of Wislawa Szymborska

ISBN-10: 0393323854
ISBN-13: 9780393323856
Edition: 2002
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Description: This collection represents the best work of the Nobel Prize-winning Polish poet, Wislawa Szymborska. Including an introduction by Czeslaw Miosz, this volume samples the full range of Szymborska's major themes: the ironies of love, the wonders of  More...

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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/17/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

This collection represents the best work of the Nobel Prize-winning Polish poet, Wislawa Szymborska. Including an introduction by Czeslaw Miosz, this volume samples the full range of Szymborska's major themes: the ironies of love, the wonders of nature's beauty and the illusory character of art.

Czeslaw Milosz is the recipient of the 1980 Nobel Prize in Literature. His most recent publications are Striving Towards Being: The Letters of Thomas Merton and Czeslaw Milosz (FSG, 1997) and Road-side Dog (FSG, 1998). He lives in Berkeley, California.

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Translator's Note
...for a long time chance had been toying with them...
Commemoration
Openness
Drinking Wine
I am too close for him...
A Dream
A Man's Household
A Thank-You Note
Cat in an Empty Apartment
Parting with a View
Love at First Sight
Negative
...too much has happened that was not supposed to happen...
We knew the world backwards and forwards...
Still
Starvation Camp at Jaslo
Psalm
The Turn of the Century
Children of Our Era
Torture
The End and the Beginning
Hatred
Reality Demands
Some People
...I knock at the door of the rock...
Circus Animals
Water
Conversation with a Rock
Birds Returning
Seen from Above
View with a Grain of Sand
Sky
Clouds
In Abundance
The Silence of Plants
...of human kind for now...
A Note
The Cave
A Speech at the Lost and Found
A Large Number
Surplus
On Death, without Exaggeration
No Title Required
One Version of Events
A Word on Statistics
...the unthinkable is thinkable...
Atlantis
In Heraclitus' River
A Poem in Honor Of
Pursuit
Interview with a Child
Nothing nothinged itself for me as well
Under a Certain Little Star
The Dream of the Old Tortoise
Pi
Miracle Fair
...Oh Muse...
Leaving the Cinema
Rubens' Women
Poetry Reading
The Joy of Writing
Landscape
Thomas Mann
Stage Fright
A Great Man's House
People on the Bridge
Some Like Poetry
Notes
Biographical Note

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