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An Invisible Rope: Portraits of Czeslaw Milosz, Cynthia Haven, ed.

Author:    Cynthia Haven, ed.

Title:   An Invisible Rope: Portraits of Czeslaw Milosz

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Swallow Press March 2011

ISBN Number:    0804011338 / 9780804011334

Seller ID:   85142

Czeslaw Milosz (1911-2004) often seemed austere and forbidding to Americans, but those who got to know him found him warm, witty, and endlessly enriching. "An Invisible Rope: Portraits of Czeslaw Milosz" presents a collection of remembrances from his colleagues, his students, and his fellow writers and poets in America and Poland.
Milosz's oeuvre is complex, rooted in twentieth-century eastern European history. A poet, translator, and prose writer, Milosz was a professor at the University of California, Berkeley, from 1961 to 1998. In 1980 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.
The earliest in this collection of thirty-two memoirs begins in the 1930s, and the latest takes readers to within a few days of Milosz's death. This vital collection reveals the fascinating life story of the man Joseph Brodsky called "one of the greatest poets of our time, perhaps the greatest."

Price = 26.95 USD

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