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Czeslaw Milosz

Czeslaw Milosz (1911-2004) - poet, prose writer, essayist, translator. Nobel Prize-winner in 1980 and Polish Nike Prize-winner in 1998 for ‘The little wayside dog’. Has been awarded many honorary degrees, including from Harvard University and the Jagiellonian University. After 1951 he has lived outside Poland. In the 1990s he returned permanently to Poland, to Cracow. He was professor at the Department of Slavic Literature and Languages at the University of California at Berkeley, later a professor at Harvard University. His most important collections of poetry are: ‘Rescue’ (1945), ‘Daylight’ (1953), ‘A Treatise on Poetry,’ (1957), ‘The City Without a Name’ (1969) and ‘That’ (2000). Author of wonderful essays, journalism and prose, for example ‘The Captive Mind’ (1953), ‘Family Europe’, ‘The Land of Ulro’ (1977), ‘A history of Polish literature’ (1969) and ‘Second space’.

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