I Wrote Stone
The Selected Poetry of Ryszard Kapuscinski
I Wrote Stone by Ryszard Kapuscinski
Book DescriptionBringing together for the first time in English a selection of poems from his two previously published collections, Kapuscinski offers up a thoughtful, philosophical verse, often aphoristic in tone and structure, that is engaged politically, morally, and viscerally with the world around him. Translated from the Polish.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781897231371
(210mm x 133mm x 6mm)
Publish Date: 15-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: Canada
Books By Author Ryszard Kapuscinski
Viajes Con Herodoto, Paperback / softback (June 2016)
In the 1950s, Ryszard Kapuscinski finished university in Poland and became a foreign correspondent. He was sent to India the first stop on a decades-long tour of the world. Revisiting his memories of traveling the globe with a copy of Herodotus' Histories in tow, Travels with Herodotus is an exceptional chronicle of one man's global journey.
Other, Paperback (September 2009)
Offers a look at the Western idea of the Other - the non-European or non-American. Looking at this concept through the lens of the author's own encounters in Africa, Asia and Latin America, this title traces how the West has understood the Other from classical times to colonialism, from the age of enlightenment to the postmodern global village.
Travels with Herodotus, Paperback (May 2008)» View all books by Ryszard Kapuscinski
Records how the author set out on his first forays to India, China and Africa with the great Greek historian constantly in his pocket. The author sees Louis Armstrong in Khartoum, visits Dar-es-Salaam, arrives in Algiers in time for a coup when nothing seems to happen (but he sees the Mediterranean for the first time).
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Author Biography - Ryszard Kapuscinski
Ryszard Kapuscinski: Ryszard Kapuscinski, Poland's most celebrated journalist and author, was born in 1932. His first book, Busz po polsku [Bush in Polish] appeared in 1962 and was an immediate bestseller. Many of his later works, which include The Emperor, Another Day of Life, The Soccer War, Shah of Shahs, Imperium, The Shadow of the Sun and Travels with Herodotus, have been translated into 31 languages and become part of the modern canon. He was, moreover, a poet, and published his poetry throughout his fifty-year writing career. One of the most acclaimed writers of our time, Kapuscinski died in Warsaw in January 2007.
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