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Zagajewski, Adam;Gorczynski, Renata

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ISBN 10: 0374118671 / ISBN 13: 9780374118679
Published by Farrar Straus & Giroux, Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A., 1991
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Synopsis:

The poems in this book cite instants of contemplation, crucial if unremarkable moments in the lives of the poet's heroes - Schubert, Simone Weil, Mozart and Bruckner - and in his own experience. The minutiae of daily life are pitted against the more sinister moments of politics and history. Adam Zagajewski is the author of "Tremor".

About the Author:

Adam Zagajewski was born in Lvov in 1945. His books include the poetry collections Tremor (1985), Canvas (1992), and Mysticism for Beginners (1998), and the essay collections Two Cities (1995) and Another Beauty (2000). He lives in Paris and Houston, where he teaches at the University of Houston.


Renata Gorczynski is an essayist, a literary critic, and a teacher of journalism. She lives in Gdynia, Poland.


Benjamin Ivry is a poet ("Paradise for the Portuguese Queen"), biographer (of Ravel, Poulenc, and Rimbaud), and translator.


C. K. Williams has been awarded the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize for his poetry. He teaches at Princeton University.

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Title: Canvas

Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux, Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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