Barbarian in the Garden

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Carcanet, 1985 - Poetry - 180 pages
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A collection of ten essays includes examinations of French cathedrals, Greek architecture, and the paintings of Piero della Francesco

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User Review  - Tim - Goodreads

I was really into this book for the first few chapters, but I got bored later on. I liked the writing but I got lost in the subject matter of the later chapters. I guess the art history was over my head. Read full review

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User Review  - John - Goodreads

Anyone traveling to Europe should read this. This is what a travelogue should be. Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgements
6
AMONG THE DORIANS
18
ARLES
30
Copyright

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About the author (1985)

Polish poet and playwright Zbigniew Herbert was born in 1924. His works have been translated in most European languages. His awards include the Jurzykowski Prize (1964), the Austrian Government Prize for European Literature (1965) and the Petrarch Prize (1979). He created the character of Mr. Cognito. Herbert died in Warsaw in July, 1998.

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