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Czeslaw Milosz

Czeslaw Milosz
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Czeslaw Milosz (1911-2004) was the winner of the 1978 Neustadt International Prize for Literature and the 1980 Nobel Prize in Literature. His last book was To Begin Where I Am (FSG, 2001). Many of his works have been translated into English, including, Beginning with My Streets (FSG, 1992), The Year of the Hunter (FSG, 1994), Road-side Dog (FSG, 1998) Milosz's ABC's (FSG, 2001) and To Begin Where I Am (FSG, 2001).

Czeslaw Milosz

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Beginning with My Streets
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Beginning with My Streets

Czeslaw Milosz; Translated by Madeline G. Levine
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Polish Wilno—now Vilnius, in Lithuania—was the city of Czeslaw Milosz's youth and adolescence. In this collection of essays and reminiscences, written over a span of three decades, the Nobel...

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Legends of Modernity
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Legends of Modernity

Czeslaw Milosz; Translated from the Polish by Madeline G. Levine; Introduction by Jaroslaw Anders
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Legends of Modernity, now available in English for the first time, brings together some of Czeslaw Milosz's early essays and letters, composed in German-occupied Warsaw during the winter of...

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To Begin Where I Am
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To Begin Where I Am

Czeslaw Milosz; Edited by Bogdana Carpenter and Madeline G. Levine
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A comprehensive selection of essays--some never before translated into English--by the Nobel Laureate.

To Begin Where I Am brings together a rich sampling of poet Czeslaw Milosz's...

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Native Realm
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Native Realm

Czeslaw Milosz, translated by Catherine S. Leach
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The autobiography of the Nobel laureate

Before he emigrated to the United States, Czeslaw Milosz lived through many of the social upheavals that defined the first half of the twentieth...

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Milosz's ABC's
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Milosz's ABC's

Czeslaw Milosz; Translated by Madeline G. Levine
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Memories, dreams and reflections from the Nobel LaureateThe ABC book is a polish genre-a loose form related to a hypertext novel-composed of short, alphabetically arranged entries....

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The Land of Ulro
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The Land of Ulro

Czeslaw Milosz; Translated by Louis Iribarne
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

This major prose work, originally published in English in 1985, is both a moving spiritual self-portrait and an unflinching inquiry into the genesis of our modern afflictions. A man who was raised...

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The Issa Valley
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The Issa Valley

Czeslaw Milosz; Translated by Louis Iribarne
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Thomas, the child-protagonist of The Issa Valley, is subject to both the contradictions of nature in this severe northern setting and sometimes enchanting, sometimes brutal timbre of village...

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Road-side Dog
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Road-side Dog

Czeslaw Milosz; Translated by the Author and Robert Hass
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

"I went on a journey in order to acquaint myself with my province, in a two-horse wagon with a lot of fodder and a tin bucket rattling in the back. The bucket was required for the horses to drink...

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The Year of the Hunter
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The Year of the Hunter

Czeslaw Milosz; Translated by Madeline Levine
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Like Native Realm, Czeslaw Milosz's autobiography written thirty years earlier, A Year of the Hunter is a "search for self-definition." A diary of one year in the Nobel laureate's life,...

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Visions from San Francisco Bay
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Visions from San Francisco Bay

Czeslaw Milosz; Translated by Richard Lourie
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Interrelated essays by the Nobel Laureate on his adopted home of California, which Lewis Hyde, writing in The Nation, called "remarkable, morally serious and thought-provoking essays, which...

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