Selected Poems: 1931-2004

Hardcover | April 4, 2006

byCzeslaw Milosz

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“One of the century’s most important poets.”
San Francisco Chronicle

“One of the greatest poets of our time, perhaps the greatest.”
—Joseph Brodsky

“Nobody tells the story of this age better than Czeslaw Milosz.”
New Republic

Commemorating the centenary year of Nobel Laureate Czeslaw Milosz, Selected and Last Poems 1934 - 2004 is a sterling collection of some of the finest works of one the most revered poets of our time—including more than forty later poems new to this edition and never before published in English. Selected and Last Poems is a perfect introduction for poetry readers who might still be unfamiliar with this literary giant’s monumental body of work.

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“One of the century’s most important poets.”—San Francisco Chronicle“One of the greatest poets of our time, perhaps the greatest.”—Joseph Brodsky“Nobody tells the story of this age better than Czeslaw Milosz.”—New RepublicCommemorating the centenary year of Nobel Laureate Czeslaw Milosz, Selected and Last Poems 1934 - 2004 is a sterlin...

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Selected Poems: 1931-2004celebrates Czeslaw Milosz's lifetime of poetry. Widely regarded as one of the greatest poets of our time, Milosz is a master of expression and probing inquiry. Life opened for Czeslaw Milosz at a crossroads of civilizations in northeastern Europe. This was less a melting pot than a torrent of languages and idea...

Czeslaw Milosz was born in 1911 in Szetejnie, Lithuania. He survived World War II in Warsaw, publishing in the underground press, after which he was stationed in New York, Washington, and Paris as a cultural attaché from Poland. He defected to France in 1951, and in 1960 he accepted a position at the University of California at Berkel...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.01 inPublished:April 4, 2006Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060188677

ISBN - 13:9780060188672

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