Marvellations

$21.00

This volume contains more than 50 of the best-loved and most-read, the best-selling and most-studied poems of Boleslaw Lesmian, one of Poland’s greatest poets of all time. His poetry is unique on a world scale: it is universal and profoundly humane; it is a quest to fathom out the unknowable, to express the inexpressible, to grasp all the states of being—between existence and nonexistence, including “under-being” and “near-unbeing.” This poems are attempts to accustom oneself to nothingness, to “no-everything.” That is why, there is always something happening even in the void. Lesmian overcomes the absurdity and grotesqueness of human existence with love and humor. Not many poets in the world have expressed love so sensuously and sensually and, yet so subtly and simply. To achieve that goal, he invented his own poetic language and style. His coinages and strict metrics have constituted a notorious discouragement to translators, especially of non-Slavic languages for decades. Fortunately, Marian Polak-Chlabicz has undertaken the Herculean task of rendering Lesmian’s “untranslatable” poems into English, the result of which is this book, where “marvels reveal themselves in revelations and kindle up elation.” He has proven beyond all doubt that “a beautiful woman can be faithful,” as is his translation.

1 w magazynie

Opis

Imię i nazwisko autora: Bolesław Leśmian
Podtytuł: The best-loved poems. By the most-read and best-selling Polish poet Boleslaw Lesmian, one of the greatest of all time

Z udziałem: Marian Polak-Chlabicz
Miejsce wydania:
Wydawnictwo: Penumbra Publishing House
Rok wydania: 2014
Ilość stron: 166
Ilustracje:
ISBN: 978-0692-201398

Dodatkowe informacje

Autor

Bolesław Leśmian, Marian Polak-Chlabicz

Rok wydania

2014

Ilość stron

165

Czy zawiera ilustracje

rysunki Janusza Skowrona

Ilość egzemplarzy

1

Numer ISBN

978-0692201398

Wydawnictwo

Penumbra Publishing House

Opinie

Na razie nie ma opinii o produkcie.

Napisz pierwszą opinię o “Marvellations”

Twój adres e-mail nie zostanie opublikowany. Wymagane pola są oznaczone *