View With A Grain of Sand

View With A Grain of Sand

Selected Poems

Book - 1995
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From one of Europe’s most prominent and celebrated poets, a collection remarkable for its graceful lyricism. With acute irony tempered by a generous curiosity, Szymborska documents life’s improbability as well as its transient beauty to capture the wonder of existence. Preface by Mark Strand. Translated by Stanislaw Baranczak and Clare Cavanagh, winners of the PEN Translation Prize.

Baker & Taylor
A collection by the Nobel Prize winner reflects on the wonders of life in poems featuring a sister's postcard, the discovery of a new star, the ruins of Greece, and a bodybuilding contest

Book News
The third collection in English by this celebrated Polish poet is characterized by sight and sentiment edged with irony, as if it were dangerous to know too well, to feel too deeply. Translated by Stanislaw Baranczak and Clare Cavanagh. Paper edition (unseen), $12. (RC) Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace and Co., c1995
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780156002165
Characteristics: ix, 214 p. ; 22 cm


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