The Land of Ulro

The Land of Ulro

Paperback Language: English / Polish

By (author) Czeslaw Milosz, Translated by Louis Iribarne, Preface by Czeslaw Milosz, By (author) Milosz, By (author) Czesaw Miosz

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  • Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux
  • Format: Paperback | 300 pages
  • Language: English / Polish
  • Dimensions: 135mm x 211mm x 25mm | 363g
  • Publication date: 22 May 2000
  • Publication City/Country: New York, NY
  • ISBN 10: 0374519374
  • ISBN 13: 9780374519377
  • Sales rank: 738,816

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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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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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""The Land of Ulro reveals, among other things, the creative growth and workings of a brilliant poet."--Arthur Sabatini, "The Philadelphia Inquirer