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Milosz, Czeslaw

To Begin Where I Am

Selected Essays

€ 19.95

Five decades of essays by the revered writer are collected here, with writings on war, human nature, faith, communism, and Polish culture, among other topics. Reprint.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Introduction vii
My Intention i
PART ONE: THESE GUESTS OF MINE
Who Was I?
7(6)
Notes on Exile
13(7)
Happiness
20(7)
Dictionary of Wilno Streets
27(25)
After All ...
52(3)
Miss Anna and Miss Dora
55(2)
Journey to the West
57(20)
On Oscar Milosz
77(8)
The Prioress
85(17)
Brognart: A Story Told over a Drink
102(14)
Alpha the Moralist
116(26)
Tiger
142(27)
Zygmunt Hertz
169(16)
Pity
185(4)
PART TWO: ON THE SIDE OF MAN
Letter to Jerzy Andrzejewski
189(13)
Speaking of a Mammal
202(16)
Facing Too Large an Expanse
218(3)
Religion and Space
221(5)
Carmel
226(7)
To Robinson Jeffers
233(2)
Essay in Which the Author Confesses That He Is on the Side of Man, for Lack of Anything Better
235(11)
The Importance of Simone Weil
246(14)
Shestov, or the Purity of Despair
260(21)
Dostoevsky
281(3)
A Philosopher
284(3)
Saligia
287(27)
If Only This Could Be Said
314(15)
Why Religion?
329(4)
PART THREE: AGAINST INCOMPREHENSIBLE POETRY
Remembrance of a Certain Love
333(4)
A Semi-Private Letter About Poetry
337(15)
Ruins and Poetry
352(19)
Anus Mundi
371(2)
Against Incomprehensible Poetry
373(15)
Reflections on T.S. Eliot
388(11)
Robert Frost
399(5)
On Pasternak Soberly
404(17)
Notes About Brodsky
421(12)
PART FOUR: IN CONSTANT AMAZEMENT
From ``Notebook``
433(8)
Notes 441(14)
Index 455
Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
480 pagina's
Januari 2002
431 gram
216 x 140 x 38 mm
Farrar Straus & Giroux us

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