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- Princeton University Press 1994; US$ 46.87
If modernism marked, as some critics claim, an "apocalypse of cultural community," then Osip Mandelstam (1891-1938) must rank among its most representative figures. Born to Central European Jews in Warsaw on the cusp of the modern age, he could claim neither Russian nor European traditions as his birthright. Describing the poetic movement he helped... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 6.79
Ardor, inspiration, the soul, the sublime: Such terms have long since fallen from favor among critics and artists alike. In his new collection of essays, Adam Zagajewski continues his efforts to reclaim for art not just the terms but the scanted spiritual dimension of modern human existence that they stake out. Bringing gravity and grace to his... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 11.90
The highway became the Red Sea. We moved through the storm like a sheer valley. You drove; I looked at you with love. ?from "Storm" One of the most gifted and readable poets of his time, Adam Zagajewski is proving to be a contemporary classic. Few writers in either poetry or prose can be said to have attained the lucid... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 10.50
One of the most gifted poets of our time, Adam Zagajewski is a contemporary classic. Few writers in poetry or prose have attained the lucid intelligence and limpid economy of style that are the trademarks of his work. His wry humor, gentle skepticism, and perpetual sense of history's dark possibilities have earned him a devoted international following.... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015; US$ 27.61
Wislawa Szymborska's poems are admired around the world, and her unsparing vision, tireless wit, and deep sense of humanity are cherished by countless readers. Unknown to most of them, however, Szymborska also worked for several decades as a columnist, reviewing a wide variety of books under the unassuming title "Nonrequired Reading." As readers... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017; US$ 18.20
A new essay collection by the noted Polish poet For Adam Zagajewski?one of Poland?s great poets?the project of writing, whether it be poetry or prose, is an occasion to advance what David Wojahn has characterized as his ?restless and quizzical quest for self-knowledge.? Slight Exaggeration is an autobiographical portrait of the poet, arranged... more...
- Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 52.33
Through three editions over more than four decades, The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics has built an unrivaled reputation as the most comprehensive and authoritative reference for students, scholars, and poets on all aspects of its subject: history, movements, genres, prosody, rhetorical devices, critical terms, and more. Now this landmark... more...