A Book of Luminous Things: An International Anthology of Poetry

A Book of Luminous Things: An International Anthology of Poetry

by Czeslaw Milosz

"A collection of 300 poems from writers around the world, selected and edited by Nobel laureate Czeslaw Milosz

 

Czesław Miłosz's A Book of Luminous Things—his personal selection of poems from the past and present—is a testament to the stunning varieties of human experience, offered up so that we may see the myriad ways that experience can be shared in words and images. Miłosz provides a preface to each of these poems, divided into thematic (and often beguiling) sections, such as “Travel,” “History,” and “The Secret of a Thing,” that make the reading as instructional as it is inspirational and remind us how powerfully poetry can touch our minds and hearts. "

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  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780156005746

  • ISBN-10: 0156005743

  • Pages: 352

  • Price: $15.95

  • Publication Date: 04/01/1998

  • Carton Quantity: 32

  • Age(s): 14,15,16

  • Grade(s): 9-12

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Czeslaw Milosz

Czeslaw Milosz (1911-2004) was born in Lithuania. During the Second World War he was active in the Resistance in Poland and later served in the Polish diplomatic corps. A poet, translator, essayist and novelist, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1980.
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Available Resources

Related Categories

  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780156005746

  • ISBN-10: 0156005743

  • Pages: 352

  • Price: $15.95

  • Publication Date: 04/01/1998

  • Carton Quantity: 32

  • Age(s): 14,15,16

  • Grade(s): 9-12

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