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Investigative Pathways
By Frederic Lawrence Holmes

Investigative Pathways

Patterns and Stages in the Careers of Experimental Scientists

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Investigative Pathways by Frederic Lawrence Holmes

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This intimate portrayal of the friendship between two icons of twentieth-century poetry, Czeslaw Milosz and Joseph Brodsky, highlights the parallel lives of the poets as exiles living in America and Nobel Prize laureates in literature. To create this truly original work, Irena Grudzinska Gross draws from poems, essays, letters, interviews, speeches, lectures, and her own personal memories as a confidant of both Milosz and Brodsky. The dual portrait of these poets and the elucidation of their attitudes toward religion, history, memory, and language throw a new light on the upheavals of the twentieth-century. Gross also incorporates notes on both poets' relationships to other key literary figures, such as W. H. Auden, Susan Sontag, Seamus Heaney, Mark Strand, Robert Haas, and Derek Walcott.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780300100754
ISBN-10: 0300100752
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Pages: 248
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 23-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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