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Czeslaw . 1911--2004, US poet and writer, born in Lithuania, writing in Polish; author of The Captive Mind (1953). Nobel prize for literature 1980
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Milosz, A Biography by Andrzej Franaszek examines Milosz's religious sensibilities as they appear in his life and writing.
After Mandelstam and Brodsky, both Russian, Czeslaw Milosz (1911-2004) is the first of the two Polish poets whose influence is examined next.
Irresolute Heresiarch: Catholicism, Gnosticism and Paganism in the Poetry of Czeslaw Milosz. By Charles S.
Forensic medical examiner Dr Milosz Bieniecki gave her tranquillisers so he could examine her properly.
A team led by Milosz Giersz of the University of Warsaw dug through debris at a Wari site near Peru's northern coast last September and entered an unlooted ceremonial room that contained a stone throne.
"This is a unique find," said archaeologist Giersz Milosz of the University of Warsaw on Friday.
Czeslaw Milosz and Albert Camus were two friends who shared a personal knowledge of how great ideals can turn to tyranny, intolerance, and slaughter.
Exile has been the heritage shared by many of the most creative and influential representatives of Polish culture, the composer and pianist Frederic Chopin (1810-1849), and the national bards Adam Mickiewicz (1798-1855), Juliusz Slowacki (1809-1849) and Cyprian Norwid (1821-1883) in the nineteenth century and such notable writers in the twentieth century as Witold Gombrowicz, Slawomir Mrozek, Alexander Wat, and Czeslaw Milosz. Milosz (1911-2004) sharpened his critical insight by his position on the periphery.
The subjects of these essays include no less than Anton Chekhov, Jack London, Wallace Stevens, Czeslaw Milosz, Czeslaw Milosz again (for good reason; Hass spent decades collaborating with Milosz at Berkeley, translating seven heady volumes of the Polish poet's work), Louis Zukofsky, Allen Ginsberg, and Cormac McCarthy, to name only the writers I was already relatively familiar with when I came to this reading.