A Book of Luminous Things: An International Anthology of Poetry

by Czeslaw Milosz

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780156005746
  • ISBN-10: 0156005743
  • Pages: 352
  • Publication Date: 04/01/1998
  • Carton Quantity: 32
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    "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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