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Title Polish poetry of the last two decades of communist rule : spoiling cannibals' fun / edited and with translations by Stanislaw Baraczak and Clare Cavanagh ; with a foreword by Helen Vendler.

Imprint Evanston, Illinois : Northwestern University Press, 1991.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Whitehead  891.851708 P759 1991    ---  Lib Use Only
Description xxi, 196 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Poles lcdgt
Twentieth century lcsh
Note Translated from Polish.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-185) and index.
Contents Mantegna's Christ ; Waiting in line ; Repatriate Light from another world / Mieczyslaw Jastrun -- The offspring of Heraclitus ; A sigh ; The loop ; A plan ; A time without prophets / Adam Wazyk -- A task ; Calling to order ; Temptation ; Idea ; A poetic state ; Distance ; Bypassing Rue Descartes ; Rivers ; Preparation ; Theodicy ; Poet at seventy ; A confession ; How it should be in heaven ; Caffe Greco ; And yet the books ; 1945 / Cseslaw Milosz -- The world ; Hungry ; The Jesus of nonbelievers ; As it must ; Asking for Faith / Jan Twardowski -- Mendacity ; The dance of the asphyxiated ; Footnote ; The law of asylum ; Speech -- Anna Kamienska -- In your eyes ; But of course ; Above us ; What can they ; Toward the end ; Before dawn ; Who says ; Your nature ; Hesitating over a young poet's book ; A need / Julia Hartwig -- Laugher ; Pouring ; "The poet grows weaker ..." / Tadeusz Rozewicz -- At the cave ; Fate the clerk lays down a new set of bylaws ; 29-77-02 ; They ; The war of nerves ; What does the political scientist know ; Can you imagine ; Let it talk ; The reason of existence ; The golden age ; Simultaneism ; Someone else ; Obituary / Artur Miedzyrzecki -- Stage fright ; Surplus ; Archeology ; View with a graind of sand ; Clothes ; On death, without exaggeration ; The great man's house ; In broad daylight ; Our ancesors' short lives ; Hitler's first photograph ; The century's declind ; Children of our age ; Tortures ; Ploting with the dead ; Writing a resume' ; Funeral ; An opinion on the question of pornography ; A tale begun ; Into the ark ; Possibilities ; Miracle fair ; The people on the bridge / Wislawa Szymborska -- I'll tell you a tory ; How to steal cannibals' fun ; Basis for division ; Ex-Jewish things ; Thomases ; From the history of journalism / Jerzy Ficowski -- Mr. Cogito's soul ; Mr. Cogito--the return ; Mr. Cogito and the imagination ; Mr. Cogito on virture ; The divine Claudius ; The monster of Mr. Cogito ; Damastes ; The power of taste ; Report from a besieged city ; Transformations of Livy ; The adventures of Mr. Cogito with music ; The buttons / Zbigniew Herbert -- Philately ; Fascist nations ; Indictment ; "In this slough becoming stone ..." ; Roommates ; The padlock speaks ; The belly of Barbara N. ; What a poem is allowed / Wiktor Worozylski -- Psalm on a dumpheap ; Pastoral psalm ; Psalm with no answer ; Asian prayer XI ; Devil's prayer II / Tadeusz Nowak -- A Polish lesson "You live by the very edges ..." ; We won't look truth in the eye / Urszula Koziol -- Song of four-egg enriched ribbon noodles ; Song of a crust of bread thrown to sparrows on Victory Square, formerly Saxonian square, by the tomb of the unknown soldier / Jan Prokop -- Soot ; The charge ; In a fever / Ernest Bryll -- Report ; Fron "Words of Welcome" ; From "Ordinary poems" / Leszek A. Moczulski -- The heart ; On the eve ; I don't know ; You don't have to ; Maybe it's you ; I'll remember that ; If it comes to pass ; Rose ; The answer ; Almost all ; Socialist realism ; A new day ; I am not worthy ; Do you want to die for us ; Sleep well ; Suddenly ; So what if ; I can't help you ; Yes, she says ; You're free ; A stop ; Facing the wall ; From a window ; The wall / Ryszard Krynicki -- From the gulf stream of sleep ; Envoy ; Dictation ; "Floods didn't save me ..." ; Questions at a poetry reading ; My loneliness ; An attempt ; The wall ; To Marianne Buutrich / Ewa Lipska -- Plans, reports ; Fire ; Iron ; The trial ; Flag ; Thorns ; Brevier ; A Polish dictionary ; He acts ; Lightning ; My masters ; To go to Lvov / Adam Zagajewski -- The three Magi ; Along with the dust ; To Grazyna ; Don't use the word "exile" ; A second nature ; After Gloria was gone ; Setting a hand brake / Stanislaw Baranczak -- Barricade ; Fundamental difficulties ;; Splendid facades ; A weaver ; It all depends on the individual ; May Day grandstand / Julian Kornhauser -- Problems ; In the provinces ; Indiscretions ; Trust me ; Medicine / Piotr Sommer -- Freedom ; The pulp ; Smoke / Tomasz Jastrun -- The Restaurant "Arcadia," Central Square, Nowa Huta ; "Peter followed him from afar" ; Hymn ; Among us, the unclean ones ; "My sweet motherland" ; "You need me? You, the great ..." ; Though mortal, I desired you / Jan Polkowski -- "Evening behind the wall a child wails . . ." ; "These are strong, calm words . . ." ; "Who will bear witness to these times? . . ." ; "Rain outside a window, a glass of tea on the table . . ." ; "It takes just a few minutes: the largest market square in old . . ." ; "The world: whole and indivisible, begins where . . ." ; "This city died. Blue streetcars moan . . ." / Bronislaw Maj.
Subject Polish poetry -- 20th century -- Translations into English.
Polish poetry. (OCoLC)fst01069141
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Indexed Term Polish 20th Translations into English
Genre/Form Poetry.
Poetry. (OCoLC)fst01423828
Translations. (OCoLC)fst01423791
Added Author Baraczak, Stanislaw, 1946-2014.
Cavanagh, Clare.
ISBN 0810109689 (cloth)
9780810109681 (cloth)
0810109824 (paper)
9780810109827 (paper)

 
    
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