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Czeslaw Milosz is the recipient of the 1980 Nobel Prize in Literature. His most recent publications are Striving Towards Being: The Letters of Thomas Merton and Czeslaw Milosz (FSG, 1997) and Road-side Dog (FSG, 1998). He lives in Berkeley, California. (Publisher Provided) Czeslaw Milosz was born in Szetejnie, Lithuania on June 30, 1911. In 1934, he received a degree as Master of Law and traveled to Paris on a fellowship from the National Culture Fund. In 1936, he worked as a literary programmer for Radio Wilno, but was dismissed for his leftist views the following year. He then took a job with Polish Radio in Warsaw. During World War II, he was a member of the Polish resistance. He served as a Polish diplomat in the late 1940s, but defected to Paris in 1951. In 1961, he became a lecturer in Polish literature at the University of California at Berkeley and, later, a professor of Slavic languages and literatures. His works include The Captive Mind, Native Realm, Czeslaw Milosz: The Collected Poems 1931-1987, Bells in Winter, A Year of the Hunter, and Roadside Dog. He received several awards including the Prix Littéraire European from the Swiss Book Guild for The Seizure of Power in 1953, the Neustadt International Prize for Literature, and the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1980. He has also translated the works of other Polish writers into English, and has co-translated his own works. He died on August 14, 2004. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from The Captive Mind… (more)
The Captive Mind 1,201 copies, 13 reviews
The Issa Valley 393 copies, 9 reviews
The Collected Poems 304 copies, 3 reviews
Milosz's ABC's 244 copies, 5 reviews
Second Space: New Poems 217 copies, 5 reviews
Road-side Dog 206 copies, 4 reviews
The Land of Ulro 147 copies
The Witness of Poetry 128 copies, 1 review
Selected Poems: 1931-2004 126 copies, 1 review
The Seizure of Power 125 copies, 4 reviews
Bells in Winter 124 copies, 1 review
Facing The River 112 copies
Selected Poems 108 copies, 1 review
Provinces 80 copies
A Treatise on Poetry 79 copies, 2 reviews
A Year of the Hunter 79 copies, 1 review
Proud to be a Mammal 36 copies, 1 review
Gedichten 22 copies
Nobel Lecture 20 copies
Poezje 10 copies
Poesie 8 copies
Mowa wiązana 7 copies
Möte : dikter 7 copies, 1 review
Gedichte 5 copies
To 5 copies
Himna o perli 5 copies
Kroniki 5 copies
The World 5 copies
Ogród nauk 4 copies
Wiersze Tom 1 3 copies
Wiersze Tom 2 3 copies
Haiku 2 copies
Ulro maa 2 copies
Eseje 1 copy
Così poco 1 copy
Gabe 1 copy
poems 1 copy
Não Mais 1 copy
Apokalipsa 1 copy
Crime and Punishment [Norton Critical Edition, 3rd ed.] (Contributor) 1,133 copies, 3 reviews
The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart: A Poetry Anthology (Contributor) 381 copies, 3 reviews
180 More: Extraordinary Poems for Every Day (Contributor) 356 copies, 9 reviews
The Collected Poems: 1956-1998 (Translator, some editions) 323 copies, 5 reviews
On the Abolition of All Political Parties (Foreword, some editions) 230 copies, 4 reviews
The Best American Poetry 1999 (Contributor) 208 copies
The Art of Losing (Contributor) 190 copies, 20 reviews
My Century (Interviewer, some editions; Foreword, some editions) 187 copies, 4 reviews
Granta 30: New Europe (Contributor) 146 copies, 2 reviews
Josef Koudelka: Exiles (Foreword) 107 copies

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