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De vreugde van het schrijven : een keuze uit de poëzie van Wislawa Szymborska

Wislawa Szymborska (author), Jo Govaerts (compiler)

De vreugde van het schrijven : een keuze uit de poëzie van Wislawa Szymborska

Title
De vreugde van het schrijven : een keuze uit de poëzie van Wislawa Szymborska / samengest. en vert. door Govaerts, Jo
Author
Wislawa Szymborska
Compiler
Jo Govaerts
Language
Dutch
Publisher
Leuven: Van Halewyck, 1997
47 p.
Note
Vert. uit het Pools
ISBN
90-5617-104-6

About Wislawa Szymborska

Maria Wisława Anna Szymborska (Polish: [viˈswava ʂɨmˈbɔrska]; 2 July 1923 – 1 February 2012) was a Polish poet, essayist, translator and recipient of the 1996 Nobel Prize in Literature. Born in Prowent, which has since become part of Kórnik, she later resided in Kraków until the end of her life. In Poland, Szymborska's books have reached sales rivaling prominent prose authors', though she wrote in a poem, "Some Like Poetry" ("Niektórzy lubią poezję"), that "perhaps" two in a thousand people like poetry.

Szymborska was awarded the 1996 Nobel Prize in Literature "for poetry that with ironic precision allows the historical and biological context to come to light in fragments of human reality". She became better known internationally as a result. Her work has been translated into English and many European languages, as well as into Arabic, Hebrew, J…Read more on Wikipedia