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Miłosz, Czesław

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The history of Polish literature by Czesław Miłosz( Book )

41 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a survey of Polish letters and culture from its beginnings to modern times. Czeslaw Milosz updated this edition in 1983 and added an epilogue to bring the discussion up to date
The captive mind by Czesław Miłosz( Book )

149 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best known prose work by the winner of the 1980 Nobel Prize for Literature examines the moral and intellectual conflicts faced by men and women living under totalitarianism of the left or right. --Publisher
A book of luminous things : an international anthology of poetry by Czesław Miłosz( Book )

12 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For A Book of Luminous Things Nobel laureate poet Czeslaw Milosz has selected 300 of the world's greatest poems written throughout the ages, poems memorable for how they render the realities of the world palpable and immediate. They are organized under eleven headings - including "Epiphany," "Nature," "The Secret of a Thing," "Travel," "Places," and "The Moment." In addition to his introduction, Milosz contributes brief, penetrating commentary on each poet. Among the
The witness of poetry by Czesław Miłosz( Book )

12 editions published in 1983 in English and Polish and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bells in winter by Czesław Miłosz( Book )

18 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Postwar Polish poetry : an anthology by Czesław Miłosz( Book )

16 editions published between 1965 and 1983 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emperor of the Earth : modes of eccentric vision by Czesław Miłosz( Book )

9 editions published between 1977 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems by Zbigniew Herbert( Book )

20 editions published between 1968 and 2001 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The separate notebooks by Czesław Miłosz( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Striving towards being : the letters of Thomas Merton and Czeslaw Milosz by Thomas Merton( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1958 Thomas Merton wrote an admiring letter to Czeslaw Milosz about his seminal work The Captive Mind. Milosz replied and thus began an animated correspondence which lasted until Merton's death in 1968. During this highly productive decade, Merton continued, a Trappist, to write about nonviolence and the monastic life. Milosz, meanwhile, was writing influential essays and translating the poetry of Aleksander Wat and Anna Swir. In this dynamic correspondence, Milosz and Merton differ in their views of the role of Communism, share thoughts about the power of literature, and contrast their views on the natural world. As different as Milosz and Merton were, they found common ground in their spiritual search and in a desire to understand the human race. A memorial to a great friendship between two of this century's celebrated men of letter, Striving Towards Being is a testament to the examined life
Exiles by Josef Koudelka( Book )

6 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection of pictures by an acknowledged master of photography, now updated to include 11 new images, forms a document of the spiritual and physical state of exile. The sense of private mystery that fills these photographs - mostly taken during Koudelka's many years of wandering through Europe and the United States since leaving his native Czechoslovakia - speaks of passion and reserve, of his "rage to see". The images here interrogate and penetrate, and reflect the nature of alienation. The accompanying essay by Robert Delpire invokes the soul of man in search of a spiritual homeland."--Amazon
Happy as a dog's tail by Anna Świrszczyńska( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Świadectwo poezji : sześć wykładów o dotkliwościach naszego wieku by Czesław Miłosz( Book )

48 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winter dialogue : poems by Tomas Venclova( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diana Senechal's deft translation from the Lithuanian - done in collaboration with the author - preserves both Venclova's lyric voice and the complex stanzaic patterns for which his poetry is known in his native country. Featuring an insightful introduction by the late Joseph Brodsky, and a fascinating exhange between Venclova and Nobel laureate Czeslaw Milosz about the city of their respective youths
Where poems come from( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

15 major poets read and discuss the origins of their poetry: Yehuda Amichai, Lucille Clifton, Victor Hernandez Cruz, Allen Ginsberg, Louise Gluck, Joy Harjo, Galway Kinnell, Philip Levine, W. S. Merwin, Czeslaw Milosz, Octavio Paz, Ishmael Reed, Gary Snyder, Anne Waldman, and Alice Walker
Mediterranean poems by Aleksander Wat( Book )

7 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miłosz czyta Miłosza ; Miłosz czyta Mickemicza by Czesław Miłosz( )

2 editions published in 1996 in Polish and English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the skin : poems of Aleksander Wat by Aleksander Wat( Book )

6 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hymn o perle by Czesław Miłosz( Book )

14 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Issa Valley by Czesław Miłosz( Book )

101 editions published between 1898 and 2012 in 14 languages and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas, the child-protagonist of The Issa Valley, is subject to both the contradictons of nature in this severe northern setting and the sometimes enchanting, sometimes brutal timbre of village life. There are deep pine and spruce forests, the grouse and the deer, and the hunter's gun. There is Magdalena, the beautiful mistress of the village priest, whose suicide unleashes her ghost to haunt the parish. There are also the loving grandparents with whom Thomas lives, who provide a balance to the not-quite-Dostoevskian devils that visit the villagers. In the end, Thomas is severed from his childhood and the Issa river, and leaves prepared for adventures beyond his valley. Poetic and richly imagined, The Issa Valley is a masterful work of fiction from one of our greatest living poets. --Publisher
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A book of luminous things : an international anthology of poetry
Alternative Names

controlled identityPirmas, A. (Aron)

Çeslav Miloş

Česlavs Milošs

Česlovas Milošas

Czeslavus Milosz

Czesław Miłosz poeta e saggista polacco

Czesław Miłosz Polako a mannaniw ken mannurat

Czesław Miłosz Polish, poet, diplomat, prosaist, writer, and translator

Czesław Miłosz polnischer Dichter, Künstler, Diplomat und Nobelpreisträger

Czesław Miłosz polsk poet, diplomat och författare

Czesław Miłosz polsk poet, diplomat og skribent

Czesław Miłosz polský spisovatel

Czesław Miłosz Pools diplomaat


Kornaga, Zygmunt.

Kózka, B.B.

Kózka, B. B., 1911-2004

Ks. Jan Robak.

Kuska, B. B.

M1łosz, Cz3sław.

Mìlaš, Čèslaŭ.

Milaš, Čėslaŭ 1911-2004

Millosh, Çesllav.

Mīloṣ, Ceslāv.

Miloš, Česlav, 1911-2004

Milošas, Č. (Česlavas)

Milosas, C. (Ceslavas), 1911-2004

Milošas, Česlavas.

Milošas, Česlavas, 1911-2004

Miłosc, Czesław 1911-2004

Milosh, Cheslav

Milosh, Cheslav, 1911-2004

Milosh, Cheslaw

Milošs, Česlavs.

Milošs, Česlavs, 1911-2004

Miłosz C. 1911-2004

Miłosz, Cz.

Miłosz, Czesłav.

Miłosz, Czesłav 1911-2004

Miłosz, Czesław

Miłosz, Czesław, 1911-

Milosz, Czeslaw, 1911-2004

Milots, Tseslab 1911-2004

Mīlūsh, Chislāv

Milush, Chislav, 1911-2004

Miosz, Czesaw, 1911-2004

Miwoshe, Qiesiwafu.

Miylŵš, S'eslab.

Nowak, Jan M.

Primas Aron.

Syruć, Jan.

Zieliński, Adrian.

Τσέσλαφ Μίλος Πολωνός ποιητής, πεζογράφος, μεταφραστής και διπλωμάτης, βραβευμένος με Νόμπελ λογοτεχνίας


Милош Ч. 1911-2004

Милош Чеслав

Милош, Чеслав, 1911-2004

Чеслав Милош польский поэт, переводчик, эссеист

Чеслав Мілош

Чэслаў Мілаш

Չեսլավ Միլոշ

מילוש, צ'סלאב

צ'סלב מילוש

تشيسلاف ميلوش

چسلا مائلوز

چسلاو میلوش

چسلاو میلوش شاعر، دیپلمات، و نویسنده لهستانی

چیکلا ملوسز

چێسواف میڤۆش

चेस्लॉ मिलॉझ

चेस्वाव मीलोश

চেসোয়াফ মিওশ

ചെസ് വഫ് മിവോഷ്

ตแชสวัฟ มีวอช

체스와프 미워시


ミウォシュ, チュスワフ

ミロシュ, チェスラウ


米, 沃什

The captive mindA book of luminous things : an international anthology of poetryThe witness of poetryBells in winterPostwar Polish poetry : an anthologyEmperor of the Earth : modes of eccentric visionSelected poemsStriving towards being : the letters of Thomas Merton and Czeslaw Milosz