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This is a reader’s book about Wisława Szymborska’s poetry. She holds the Nobel Prize in Literature of 1996. The Contents of the book are the Nobel Lecture held in Stockholm at the official ceremony by the poet in December 1996, a choice of Polish essays about Szmyborska’s poetry and translations of her works into German, English, Spanish and French by Polish critics (translated into English). All essays were published at first in Polish in separated books or in literary revues. Since many years Wisława Szymborska’s poetry is translated into many different languages and loved by readers as intellectual and ironic comment to contemporary world. The book of critics written in Poland and by Western specialists on Polish literature shows how her poetry was read and seen on background of artistic tradition and experience of her generation and from the point of view of different currents in humanities.
|Publisher:||Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften|
|Series:||Cross-Roads Series: Polish Studies in Culture, Literary Theory, and History , #5|
|Product dimensions:||5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Anna Nasiłowska, Polish poet, novelist, critic and professor of Polish Literature, works at the Institute of Literary Research in Warsaw (Poland).