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Articles tagged "Wilsawa Szymborska"

Andrzej Sosnowski’s “Lodgings”

Prominent figures in Poland’s postwar literary pantheon—such as Czeslaw Milosz and, later, Zbigniew Herbert, Wislawa Szymborska, and Tadeusz Rózewicz—have in some ways shaped our expectations of the experience of Polish poetry; as the translator Benjamin Paloff puts it, “Many of the Polish poets known abroad are treated as unambiguous, even as moral authorities.”  But these expectations do not quite suit contemporary poet Andrzej Sosnowski, whose...

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