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ISBN-13: 9780810126787
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
Publication date: 04/28/2010
Edition description: Original
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author


Julia Hartwig is a poet, essayist, and translator. She is the recipient of numerous awards from Poland, France, and the United States, including the Jurzykowski Prize and the Austrian Georg Trakl Prize for poetry. Author of fourteen volumes of poetry and several prose works, she occupies a prominent place in the Polish literary landscape. In Praise of the Unfinished: Selected Poems, the first English translation of her work, was published in 2008. She lives in Warsaw.

John Carpenter is a poet and literary critic. He is the author of Creating the World and a study of the literature of the Second World War. Among the works the Carpenters have translated as a team are seven volumes of poetry and prose by Zbigniew Herbert.

Bogdana Carpenter is professor of Slavic languages and literature and comparative literature at the University of Michigan. She is the author of The Poetic Avant-Garde in Poland, 1918–1939 and Monumenta Polonica: The First Four Centuries of Polish Poetry, as well as other works.


Table of Contents

A Promise
Blues
Keats's Grave
Daimonion
To Die to Sleep
Greatness
Vincent
A Tiger at Home
On the Theme of the Diabelli Variations
A Choice
Come Back RimbAud
The Heart of the Day
Tell Me Rabbi
Sweet Armenia in Three Dimensions
Zone
From Where This Consent
Reflections
At Night in Bellagio
This Moment
The Haunted City
Neon
A Long Life
Janis
Cutty Sark
Laughter in the Dark
Where Do They Wander
The Unattainable
Trusting
Consolation
They Say It
Justly
A Trifle
Innocence
Rostropovich
Why Not?
Wind at Night
Hades
Somewhere Else
Now
This Is How It Will Be
 

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