The Land of Ulro

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, May 22, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 304 pages
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This major prose work, originally published in English in 1985, is both a moving spiritual self-portrait and an unflinching inquiry into the genesis of our modern afflictions. A man who was raised a Catholic in rural Lithuania, lived through the Nazi occupation of Poland, and emerged, first in Europe and then in America, as one of our most important men of letters, speaks here of the inherited dilemmas of our civilization in a voice recognizable for its honesty and passion.

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User Review  - Alexandra Loobeensky - Goodreads

We live in wrong phase of history for Land of Ulro to find audience big enough and with minds operating on suitable software. I'm not saying this book is some kind of universal remedy for anything; it ... Read full review

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User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

With just a slight twist of autobiography this is pretty much a reflection on literature, especially the works of Gomborowicz and Blake. Milosz is an ever-astute observer. Read full review

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About the author (2000)

Czeslaw Milosz received the 1978 Neustadt International Prize in Literature and the 1980 Nobel Prize in Literature. Since 1961, he has taught at the University of California at Berkeley.

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