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Magnetic Point : Selected Poems 1968-2014 - by Ryszard Krynicki (Paperback)

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One of Poland's greatest living poets—now in English at last—Ryszard Krynicki was born in 1943 in a ****** labor camp, the son of Polish slave laborers. His 1969 volume, Act of Birth, marked the emergence of a major voice in the "New Wave" of Polish poetry. In Krynicki's work, political and poetic rebellion converged during the 1970s and '80s, he was arrested on trumped-up charges and forbidden from publishing. But his poetry is hardly just political. From the early dissident poems to his recent haiku, Krynicki's lyrical work taps deep wells of linguistic acuity, mysticism, compression, and wit.
Number of Pages: 211.0
Genre: Poetry
Format: Paperback
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
Author: Ryszard Krynicki
Language: English
Street Date: November 14, 2017
TCIN: 52793800
UPC: 9780811225007
Item Number (DPCI): 248-51-4901

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