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Selected by Nobel poet laureate Czeslaw Milosz, an inspiring collection of 300 poems from writers around the world. Czeslaw Milosz's A Book of Luminous Things??—??his personal selection of poems from the past and present??—??is a testament to the stunning varieties of human experience, offered up so that we may see the myriad ways that experience can be shared in words and images. Milosz provides a preface to each of these poems, divided into thematic (and often beguiling) sections, such as “Travel,” “History,” and “The Secret of a Thing,” that make the reading as instructional as it is inspirational and remind us how powerfully poetry can touch our minds and hearts.
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|Edition description:||First Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.83(d)|
|Age Range:||14 - 18 Years|
About the Author
Czeslaw Milosz (1911-2004) was born in Lithuania. During the Second World War he was active in the Resistance in Poland and later served in the Polish diplomatic corps. A poet, translator, essayist and novelist, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1980.