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View with a Grain of Sand: Selected Poems

 
 
 
 
View with a Grain of Sand: Selected Poems
Author: Wislawa Szymborska
ISBN 13: 9780156002165
ISBN 10: 156002167
Edition: 1st
Publisher: Harcourt Brace
Publication Date: 1995-05-26
Format: Paperback
Pages: 224
List Price: $14.95
 
 

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.

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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 c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)