Map: Collected and Last Poems by Wislawa Szymborska,Stanislaw Baranczak,Clare Cavanagh

By Wislawa Szymborska,Stanislaw Baranczak,Clare Cavanagh

A new amassed quantity from the Nobel Prize–winning poet that comes with, for the 1st time in English, all the poems from her final Polish collection

One of Europe’s maximum fresh poets is usually its wisest, wittiest, and such a lot available. Nobel Prize–winner Wislawa Szymborska attracts us in together with her unforeseen, unassuming humor. Her stylish, special poems pose questions we by no means notion to invite. “If you will want the area in a nutshell,” a Polish critic comments, “try Szymborska.” however the global held in those lapidary poems is bigger than the single we proposal we knew.

conscientiously edited via her longtime, award-winning translator, Clare Cavanagh, the poems in Map hint Szymborska’s paintings till her loss of life in 2012. Of the nearly 200 and fifty poems integrated the following, approximately 40 are newly translated; 13 symbolize the whole lot of the poet’s final Polish assortment, Enough, by no means earlier than released in English.
Map is the 1st English e-book of Szymborska’s paintings because the acclaimed Here, and it deals her dedicated readers a welcome go back to her “ironic attractiveness” (The New Yorker).

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