Fiction Books:

IT WILL RETURN

Poems

Format

Paperback / softback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

IT WILL RETURN
Unavailable
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Description

In ""It Will Return"", her most recent volume of poems, Julia Hartwig is in dialogue with other great artists - Keats, Rimbaud, Milosz, Beethoven, Ravel, Van Gogh - considering the implications of greatness. Alongside this expansive perspective, we find attention to the smallest details, composing quotidian moments that open out into unexpected meaning. For Hartwig, close attention to the material world is a kind of spiritual undertaking. Like her Nobel Prize - winning contemporary Wislawa Szymborska, she writes poems that appear simple but are somehow all the more capable of yielding profound insights. ""It Will Return"" reflects Hartwig's firsthand involvement in Polish history and culture, and its poems are sensitive to the calamities of Poland's tumultuous twentieth century. But ""It Will Return"" is a human collection before it is a national one, and these political motifs form the backdrop for more universal dramas.

Author Biography

Julia Hartwig is a poet, essayist, and translator. She is the recipient of numerous awards from Poland, France, and the United States, including the Jurzykowski Prize and the Austrian Georg Traki Prize for poetry. Author of fourteen volumes of poetry and several prose works, she occupies a prominent place in the Polish literary landscape. In Praise of the Unfinished: Selected Poems, the first English translation of her work, was published in 2008. She lives in Warsaw. John Carpenter is a poet and literary critic. He is the author of Creating the World and a study of the literature of the Second World War. Among the works the Carpenters have translated as a team are seven volumes of poetry and prose by Zbigniew Herbert. Bogdana Carpenter is professor of Slavic languages and literature and comparative literature at the University of Michigan. She is the author of The Poetic Avant-Garde in Poland, 1918-1939 and Monumenta Polonica: The First Four Centuries of Polish Poetry, as well as other works.
Release date Australia
April 15th, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Northwestern University Press
Pages
64
Dimensions
139x215x10
ISBN-13
9780810126787
Product ID
4047589

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...