Museum, Poem by Wisława Szymborska (1996 Nobel Prize for Literature)

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  • Wisława Szymborska

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Wisława Szymborska

szymborska.jpg Wis?awa Szymborska is a Polish poet, essayist and translator. Many of her poems feature war and terrorism. In Poland, her books reach sales rivaling prominent prose authors? although she once remarked in a poem entitled "Some like poetry" that no more than two out of a thousand people care for the art. Szymborska was awarded the 1996 Nobel Prize in Literature "for poetry that with ironic precision allows the historical and biological context to come to light in fragments of human reality."

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2010-11-27

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Szymborska, W. (2010). Museum, Poem by Wisława Szymborska (1996 Nobel Prize for Literature). Uncommon Culture, 1(1), 12–13. Retrieved from https://uncommonculture.org/ojs/index.php/UC/article/view/3279

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