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Czeslaw Milosz with Helen Vendler, Conversation, 26 March 1998 – Video

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on March 26, 1998.

Czeslaw Milosz, born in Lithuania in 1911, received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1980. Mr. Milosz worked for the Resistance in Warsaw during World War II, editing anti-Nazi books and pamphlets. He has published 21 books of poetry since his first, A Poem on Frozen Time, appeared in 1933. English translations of his poetry include The Separate Notebooks, Unattainable Earth, Collected Poems 1931-1987, and Facing the River. He has also written two novels and sixteen nonfiction books, including The Captive Mind and Native Realm.

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Czeslaw Milosz, Reading, 26 March 1998 – Video

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on March 26, 1998.

Czeslaw Milosz, born in Lithuania in 1911, received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1980. Mr. Milosz worked for the Resistance in Warsaw during World War II, editing anti-Nazi books and pamphlets. He has published 21 books of poetry since his first, A Poem on Frozen Time, appeared in 1933. English translations of his poetry include The Separate Notebooks, Unattainable Earth, Collected Poems 1931-1987, and Facing the River. He has also written two novels and sixteen nonfiction books, including The Captive Mind and Native Realm.

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Helen Vendler, 22 January 2003 – Audio

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on January 22, 2003.

Helen Vendler, the A. Kingsley Porter University Professor at Harvard University, is one of the most influential critics of contemporary poetry in the United States. Her books include Wallace Stevens: Words Chosen Out of Desire; The Music of What Happens: Poems, Poets, and Critics; Seamus Heaney; and Yeat’s Vision and the Later Plays.

A distinguished scholar, she has published acclaimed books on the odes of Keats and on the sonnets of Shakespeare, as well as reviews for The New Yorker, The New Republic, and The New York Review of Books.

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