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Czeslaw Milosz: A Testament of Exile

Jaroslaw Anders (ed.)

in Between Fire and Sleep: Essays on Modern Polish Poetry and Prose

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300111675
eISBN:
9780300155310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300111675.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter describes the life and works of Polish poet Czeslaw Milosz. Born in 1911, Milosz had seen it all: genocidal wars, revolutions, whole countries violently erased or slowly fading from the ... More


Zbigniew Herbert: The Darkness of Mr. Cogito

Jaroslaw Anders (ed.)

in Between Fire and Sleep: Essays on Modern Polish Poetry and Prose

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300111675
eISBN:
9780300155310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300111675.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter describes the life and works of Polish poet Zbigniew Herbert. Herbert is credited with almost singlehandedly introducing a whole new poetic idiom and changing the literary sensibility of ... More


Wislawa Szymborska: The Power of Preserving

Jaroslaw Anders (ed.)

in Between Fire and Sleep: Essays on Modern Polish Poetry and Prose

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300111675
eISBN:
9780300155310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300111675.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter describes the life and works of Polish poet Wislawa Szymborska, who received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1996. With a literary career spanning more than fifty years, she ... More


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