Poems New and Collected, 1957-1997

Poems New and Collected, 1957-1997

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by Wislawa Szymborska
     
 

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Described by Robert Hass as "unquestionably one of the great living European poets" and by Charles Simic as "one of the finest poets living today," Szymborska mesmerizes her readers with poetry that captivates their minds and captures their hearts. This is the book that her many fans have been anxiously awaiting-the definitive, complete collection of poetry by the

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Described by Robert Hass as "unquestionably one of the great living European poets" and by Charles Simic as "one of the finest poets living today," Szymborska mesmerizes her readers with poetry that captivates their minds and captures their hearts. This is the book that her many fans have been anxiously awaiting-the definitive, complete collection of poetry by the Nobel Prize-winning poet, including 164 poems in all, as well as the full text of her Nobel acceptance speech of December 7, 1996, in Stockholm. Beautifully translated by Stanislaw Barańnczak and Clare Cavanagh, who won a 1996 PEN Translation Prize for their work, this volume is a must-have for all readers of poetry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780156011464
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
10/23/2000
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
296
Sales rank:
450,450
Product dimensions:
7.78(w) x 5.28(h) x 0.72(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

Meet the Author

WISLAWA SZYMBORSKA (1923–2012) was born in Poland and worked as a poetry editor, translator, and columnist. She was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1996.


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Poems New and Collected, 1957-1997 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A wonderful collection of her work, so glad to have her Nobel speech
Anonymous More than 1 year ago