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Clare Cavanagh

Adam Zagajewski was born in Lvov in 1945. His previous books include Tremor; Canvas; Mysticism for Beginners; Without End; Solidarity, Solitude; Two Cities; Another Beauty; A Defense of Ardor; Eternal Enemies; and Unseen Hand—all published by FSG. He lives in Kraków, Poland.Clare Cavanagh is a professor of Slavic languages and literatures at Northwestern University. Her most recent book, Lyric Poetry and Modern Politics, received the National Book Critics Circle Award for criticism. She is currently working on an authorized biography of Czeslaw Milosz. She has also translated the poetry of Wislawa Szymborska.

Asymmetry

Asymmetry

Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A stunning new collection from Poland’s leading poet

Give me back my childhood,
republic of loquacious sparrows,
measureless thickets...

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Slight Exaggeration

Slight Exaggeration

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A new essay collection by the noted Polish poet

For Adam Zagajewski—one of Poland’s great poets—the project of writing, whether it be poetry or prose, is an occasion to advance...

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Unseen Hand

Unseen Hand

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A brilliant new collection from a master world poet

One of the most gifted poets of our time, Adam Zagajewski is a contemporary classic. Few writers in poetry or prose have attained...

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Eternal Enemies

Eternal Enemies

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The highway became the Red Sea.
We moved through the storm like a sheer valley.
You drove; I looked at you with love.

—from...

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A Defense of Ardor

A Defense of Ardor

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Ardor, inspiration, the soul, the sublime: Such terms have long since fallen from favor among critics and artists alike. In his new collection of essays, Adam Zagajewski continues his efforts to...

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Without End

Without End

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I love to swim in the sea, which keeps
talking to itself
in the monotone of a vagabond
who no longer recalls
exactly how long he's been on the...

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Mysticism for Beginners

Mysticism for Beginners

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Powerful New work by a modern master.

You must listen, listen, listen.
Tired springs breathe under water.
At four in the morningthe last, lonely bolt of lightning
scribbles something...

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