Author:Marcin Baran, Anna Skucinska and Elzbieta Wojcik-Leese

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Carnivorous Boy Carnivorous Bird: Poetry From Poland (A Bilingual Edition)

By: Marcin Baran, Anna Skucinska and Elzbieta Wojcik-Leese

Price: $7.55

Publisher: Brookline, MA, Zephyr Press: 2004

Seller ID: 4040108

ISBN: 0939010720

Condition: Very Good


Since the lyric beginnings of Polish poetry, writers have been burdened with duties typically delegated to politicians, soldiers, priests, or journalists. The political, social, and cultural changes of the last decade have allowed Polish poets to cast off these burdens, and focus instead on individual expression and varied aesthetic movements. Carnivorous Boy Carnivorous Bird focuses on the core group of this movement—poets born between 1958 and 1969. ". . . in a constant confusion of mystification and authenticity, distance and directness, representational skepticism and mimetic euphoria... View more info