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Zbigniew Herbert

Zbigniew Herbert (1924–98) is one of the central figures of postwar European poetry; the author of nine volumes of poetry and three collections of essays, he also wrote for stage and radio. He received many important international literary prizes, inluding the Jerusalem Prize. His Collected Poems was published by Ecco Press in 2006.

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