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Posts Tagged ‘Wislawa Szymborska’

LitHub Asks ‘Where is Wisława Szymborska?’ January 12, 2016: For LitHub, Jonathan Russell Clark considers the accolades Wislawa Szymborska earned during her lifetime, such as the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1996, and the precarious position that her poetry [...] by

Poetry and Grief April 7, 2015: What might a poem about grief and the immediate shock that precedes it look like? I’d like to imagine a long meditation, something about a collective hurt and shared pain, empathy and a call to a [...] by

On Proximity to Violence April 19, 2013: The day after the explosions at the Boston Marathon, I thought of Wislawa Szymborska’s poem, “Any Case.” When I first read the poem a number of years ago, it struck me as the sort of haunting [...] by

Szymborska After Sandy November 2, 2012: As residents along the east coast survey the damage left in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, we can’t help feel appalled and amazed by the power of the storm. At the New Yorker, Sasha Weiss recalls [...] by

Szymborska’s Erotic€™ Poetry to be Published? March 14, 2012: According to the late Wislawa Szymborska’s secretary, this might happen. “This is the mythical volume from 1949 that was stopped by the censors,” Michal Rusinek revealed in an interview on [...] by

Heavyweight Boxer Pens a Poem for Szymborska February 8, 2012: Recently deceased poet Wisława Szymborska has been honored in verse by retired heavyweight boxer Andrzej Golota, per this article in Polskie Radio’s TheNews: Now Andrzej Golota, who fought [...] by