Trinity University Press

Adam Zagajewski

Adam Zagajewski is one of Poland’s most distinguished contemporary poets. Among his honors and awards are a fellowship from the Berliner Kunstlerprogramm, the Kurt Tucholsky Prize, a Prix de la Liberté, a Guggenheim fellowship, and the Neustadt Literary Prize. His poetry books in English include Without End: New and Selected Poems; Unseen Hand; and Eternal Enemies. His works in prose include Two Cities; Another Beauty; Solidarity, Solitude; andIn Defense of Ardor. Zagajewski teaches at the University of Chicago and divides his time between Chicago and Krakow.

Polish Writers on Writing

Polish Writers on Writing captures the brilliance and originality of a literature rightly considered one of the most important and influential of our time. These writers are branded by the political realities of their country—creating literature out of the brutality of the Second World War, under the inhibiting and numbing Communist reign, and finally within a free society, but one burdened by...

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