Five centuries of Polish poetry, 1450-1950
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Five centuries of Polish poetry, 1450-1950 an anthology by Jerzy Peterkiewicz

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Published by Secker & Warburg in London .
Written in English


  • Polish poetry -- Translations into English.,
  • English poetry -- Translations from Polish.

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Edition Notes

Statementwith introd. and notes [by] Jerzy Peterkiewicz and Burns Singer.
GenreTranslations into English., Translations from Polish.
ContributionsSinger, Burns.
The Physical Object
Pagination154 p.
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22907385M
LC Control Number61003289

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The aim of the bilingual anthology is to present the finest poems written during the first four centuries of Polish poetry. This period begins with earliest Polish poetic text, ''Bogurodzica'' - the existing manuscript dates from though the poem was composed considerably earlier - and ends with poems written toward the end of the eighteenth eduevazquez.coms: 1. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Books Dimensions: x x 16 mm. Format of ebooks: PDF(Acrobat Reader) or Word version doc Document. Brief introduction of ebooks. Five Centuries of Polish Poetry, This anthology covers the gamut of Polish literary history. Abstract. Full Text Information. Five Centuries of Polish Poetry , ed. by Jerzy Peterkiewicz and Burns Singer, Secker & Warburg, London, ] What do you want of us, great God, who gives.

Editor and Translator, with Burns Singer, Five Centuries of Polish Poetry London, Secker and Warburg, ; Philadelphia, Dufour, ; revised edition, with Jon Stallworthy, as Five Centuries of Polish Poetry , London and New York, Oxford University Press, Polish literature is the literary tradition of Poland. Most Polish literature has been written in the Polish language, though other languages used in Poland over the centuries have also contributed to Polish literary traditions, including Latin, Yiddish, Lithuanian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, German and Esperanto. The Classic of Poetry, also Shijing or Shih-ching, translated variously as the Book of Songs, Book of Odes, or simply known as the Odes or Poetry (Chinese: 詩; pinyin: Shī) is the oldest existing collection of Chinese poetry, comprising works dating from the 11th to 7th centuries eduevazquez.comy: Zhou China. Polish literature, body of writings in Polish, one of the Slavic Polish national literature holds an exceptional position in the centuries it has mirrored the turbulent events of Polish history and at times sustained the nation’s cultural and political identity.

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