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Fascinating Display Topics

“I have no hesitation whatsoever in saying that Milosz is among the poets of our time, probably the biggest.” It was with these phrases the delayed European- then and delivered poet -current emigre for the U.S. Brodsky, started his elegant display of Milosz for your 1978 Neustadt International Prize for Literature to his other jury members. “Even if one strips his verses of the stylistic attractiveness of his local Polish (that will be what interpretation certainly does),” Brodsky extended, “and lowers them to the bare subject matter, we nevertheless find ourselves facing a severe and relentless head of such intensity the only parallel one can think of is the fact that of the biblical people-almost certainly Occupation. Continue reading