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The Sound of Modern Polish Poetry

Performance and Recording after World War II

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$45.00 • £36.95 • €40.50

ISBN 9780674261112

Publication Date: 12/07/2021

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376 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

24 illus.

World

  • Introduction
  • 1. Postwar Currents: Julian Tuwim and the Evolution of Polish Poetic Culture
  • 2. Intonation in Exile: Czesław Miłosz’s English Translations
  • 3. Home Literary Salons: Visiting Miron Białoszewski and Wisława Szymborska
  • 4. Taped Farewells: Elegiac Recordings by Aleksander Wat, Zbigniew Herbert, Anna Kamieńska, and Anna Swir
  • 5. Unbeautiful Readings: Tadeusz Różewicz against Julian Przyboś
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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