By Clare Cavanagh, Stanisław Barańczak, Wisława Szymborska
First released in 2005.
From a author whom Charles Simic calls "one of the best poets living" comes a suite of witty, compassionate, contemplative, and regularly fabulous poems. Szymborska writes with verve approximately every little thing from love unremembered to keys mislaid within the grass. The poems will look, for the 1st time, facet by way of aspect with the Polish originals, in a booklet to please new and outdated readers alike.
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I would like to emphasize the fact that here an indirect dialogue was engaged with André Breton: “Did I preach against an autonomous art? But the same thing did M. indd 34 9/24/12 10:57 AM Benjamin Fondane’s First Years in Paris 35 discussion in relation with a book he wrote on Stravinsky; both Rimbaud and Jacques Rivière were mentioned again at that point. The first, to ascertain the “dynamical” character of the modern work of art, “Rimbaud fit de la poésie en marche”; de Schloezer said about Stravinsky’s music that it was a depersonalized force flowing as a thunderous water stream (“torrent sonore”), not at all an emanation of the artist but in spite of him.
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Cocteau was now a celebrity not only in the literary domain but in the arts and music worlds as well, and engaged also in a dialogue on religious matters with Jacques Maritain as he was on the way to become a born-again Christian. ”12 In fact, the article was less about Cocteau and much more about the Parisian cultural landscape—music, theater, and poetry (Max Jacob is explicitly mentioned)—during the mid-1920s. indd 28 9/24/12 10:56 AM Benjamin Fondane’s First Years in Paris 29 wrote about cinema during the same year as well as about his earlier hero, the poet Tudor Arghezi.