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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Enchanting. Read full review

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Another book of Herbert's essays, which I'm reading after this, has my favorite title I've come across in forever: "Still Life with a Bridle" Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgements
viii
AMONG THE DORIANS
18
ARLES
30
Copyright

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Zbigniew Herbert was born in LwOw, Poland, in 1924. In his late teens he fought in the under-ground resistance against the Nazis. Herbert studied law, economics, and philosophy at the universities of Krakow, Torun, and Warsaw. His books include "Selected Poems", "Report from the Besieged City and Other Poems", "Mr Cogito", "Still Life with a Bridle", "The King of the Ants", "Labyrinth on the Sea", and "Collected Poems". He died in 1998.

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