Miracle Fair: Selected Poems of Wislawa Szymborska


This collection represents the best work of the Nobel Prize-winning Polish poet, Wislawa Szymborska. Including an introduction by Czeslaw Miosz, this volume samples the full range of Szymborska's major themes: the ironies of love, the wonders of nature's beauty and the illusory character of art. Her voice emerges through Joanna Tzeciak's elegant translations as that of a gentle subversive, graced with a gift for coaxing the extraordinary out of the ordinary.

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Wislawa Szymborska is the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, and her translator, Joanna Trzeciak is the winner of the Heldt Prize for Translation in Slavic Studies.

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  • : WW Norton & Co
  • : 212mm X 185mm X 13mm
  • : United States
  • : 0.239
  • : 9780393323856
  • : WW Norton & Co
  • : November 2002
  • : stationery