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A Book of Luminous Things: An International Anthology of Poetry
By Czeslaw Milosz (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Mariner Books
Publication date April 1, 1998
Pages 320
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780156005746
ISBN-10 0156005743
Dimensions 0.75 by 6.25 by 9 in.
Original list price $15.95
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Summary
A personal selection from the Nobel laureate of some three hundred poems--both instructional and inspirational--from around the world includes the work of Elizabeth Bishop, Tu Fu, Jean Follain, Walt Whitman, and other notable writers. Reprint.
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"A collection of 300 poems from writers around the world, selected and edited by Nobel laureate Czeslaw Milosz
 
Czesław Miłosz's A Book of Luminous Things—his personal selection of poems from the past and present—is a testament to the stunning varieties of human experience, offered up so that we may see the myriad ways that experience can be shared in words and images. Miłosz provides a preface to each of these poems, divided into thematic (and often beguiling) sections, such as “Travel,” “History,” and “The Secret of a Thing,” that make the reading as instructional as it is inspirational and remind us how powerfully poetry can touch our minds and hearts. "


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Reprint edition from Mariner Books (April 1, 1998)
9780156005746 | details & prices | 320 pages | 6.25 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $15.95
About: A collection of the world's greatest poetry from the past two thousand years brings together five hundred works by more than two hundred poets, along with commentary by the editor
from Harcourt (April 1, 1998)
Prebinding
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Reprint edition from Paw Prints (June 26, 2008)
9781439503591 | details & prices | 320 pages | 6.00 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $24.00
This edition also contains A Book of Luminous Things: An International Anthology of Poetry
About: For A Book of Luminous Things Nobel laureate poet Czeslaw Milosz has selected 300 of the world's greatest poems written throughout the ages, poems memorable for how they render the realities of the world palpable and immediate.

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