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ISBN-10: 054736461X

ISBN-13: 9780547364612

Edition: 2010

Authors: Wislawa Szymborska, Clare Cavanagh, Stanislaw Baranczak

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List price: $22.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/26/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 96
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Wislawa Szymborska was born in Bnin, Poland on July 2, 1923. After the Nazis invaded Poland in September 1939, she found work as a railway clerk to avoid deportation to Germany as a forced laborer. In her free time, she studied at illegal underground universities. After World War II, she resumed her formal studies in Polish literature and sociology at Jagiellonian University, but never earned a degree. In 1945, she published her first poem, I Am Looking for a Word, in a weekly supplement to the local newspaper. Her first book of poetry was published in 1952. Her other volumes of poetry include View with a Grain of Sand, People on a Bridge, Sounds, Feelings, Thoughts: Seventy Poems, and…    

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