A book of luminous things: an international anthology of poetry

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Harcourt Brace & Co., Sep 1, 1996 - Fiction - 320 pages
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Organized under 11 headings, including "Epiphany", "Nature", "The Secret of a Thing", "Travel", "Places", "The Moment", these poems brilliantly render a variety of experience palpable and immediate. It brings together 500 of the world's greatest poems written throughout the ages by more than 200 poets.

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Review: A Book of Luminous Things: An International Anthology of Poetry

User Review  - Patti K - Goodreads

A 1996 anthology of poetry selected by the Polish poet Czeslaw Milosz. He also writes a short intro to each poet which is resonant. I love the variety of work included here. There are Polish, Italian ... Read full review

Review: A Book of Luminous Things: An International Anthology of Poetry

User Review  - Isla McKetta - Goodreads

A clean collection of poems. There were fewer authors than I first thought, but by the end I was grateful because I had gotten to know them. The intros were sometimes helpful in unlocking the poems ... Read full review

Contents

H Lawrence Maximus
5
David Wagoner
13
Adam Zagajewski Mofds
19
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About the author (1996)

Czeslaw Milosz is the recipient of the 1980 Nobel Prize in Literature. His most recent publications are Striving Towards Being: The Letters of Thomas Merton and Czeslaw Milosz (FSG, 1997) and Road-side Dog (FSG, 1998). He lives in Berkeley, California.

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