Nobel laureate Czeslaw Milosz's personal selection of the world's greatest poetry ranges among 300 of the finest poems written through the ages and around the world. The works selected are memorable for their language, their imagery, and their ability to move the reader. A testament to the stunning varieties of human experience, this unique international anthology is both instructional and inspirational, and vividly reminds us of the singular importance of poetry to our minds and souls.
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"This refreshing and wise anthology is recommended for all collections." - Library Journal.
"There are plenty of American poets here, quite a few Chinese poets, and a diverse scattering of Europeans, but place of origin isn't as significant, ultimately, as place of arrival: a poem that speaks to everyone in every land." - Booklist.
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