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Wisława Szymborska

Wisława Szymborska

·4.32·13,514 Ratings
“ Before you speak, let your words pass through three gates: Is it true? Is it necessary? Is it kind? ” ― Rumi
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  • View With a Grain of Sand: Selected Poems

    ·4.34·3,271 Ratings
    In these 100 poems Wisława Szymborska portrays a world of astonishing diversity and richness, in which nature is wise and prodigal and fate unpredictable, if not mischevious. With acute irony tempered by a generous curiousity, she documents life's improb
  • Poems New and Collected

    ·4.42·2,367 Ratings
    Described by Robert Hass as "unquestionably one of the great living European poets" and by Charles Simic as "one of the finest poets living today," Szymborska mesmerizes her readers with poetry that captivates their minds and captures their hearts. This i
  • Sounds, Feelings, Thoughts

    ·4.34·203 Ratings
    Translated and Introduced by Magnus J. Krynski and Robert A. Maguire Regarded as one of the best representatives since World War II of the rich and ancient art of poetry in Poland, Wislawa Szymborska (1923-2012) is, in the translators' words, -that rarest
  • Miracle Fair: Selected Poems

    ·4.41·439 Ratings
    Winner of the Heldt Prize for Translation. A new translation of the Nobel Prize-winning Polish poet, with an introduction by Czeslaw Milosz. This long-awaited volume samples the full range of Wislawa Szymborska's major themes: the ironies of love, the won
  • Monologue of a Dog

    ·4.27·340 Ratings
    From a writer whom Charles Simic calls "one of the finest poets living" comes a collection of witty, compassionate, contemplative, and always surprising poems. Szymborska writes with verve about everything from love unremembered to keys mislaid in the gra
  • People on a Bridge

    ·4.14·248 Ratings
    Dufour Editions, an independent publisher and distributor for more than forty years, has an established reputation as a fine literary house. International poetry has always been outstanding in the list, which initially began with some of Thomas Kinsella's
  • Map: Collected and Last Poems

    ·4.49·231 Ratings
    A new collected volume from the Nobel Prize–winning poet that includes, for the first time in English, all of the poems from her last Polish collectionOne of Europe’s greatest recent poets is also its wisest, wittiest, and most accessible. Nobel Prize
  • Dwukropek

    ·4.11·142 Ratings
    Co sugeruje dwukropek? Przykuwa do siebie roztargnioną myśl, zapowiada, że zaraz pojawi się to, co najistotniejsze. Daje poczucie stabilności i bezpieczeństwa niejako obiecując, że to, co ważne, najważniejsze słowa i rzeczy, myśli i znaczenia
  • Here

    ·4.24·710 Ratings
    An exciting collection of poems by Wislawa Szymborska. When Here was published in Poland, reviewers marveled, “How is it that she keeps getting better?” These twenty-seven poems, as rendered by prize-winning translators Clare Cavanagh and Stanislaw Ba
  • Chwila

    ·4.34·299 Ratings
    Wisława Szymborska jak wiadomo nie rozpieszcza swoich czytelników i wielbicieli. Na nowy tomik kazała im czekać aż dziewięć lat, ukazuje się on w sześć lat po Nagrodzie Nobla i żeby skończyć z arytmetyką liczy dwadzieścia trzy wiersze. Tym
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