Madeline G. Levine joins A-list of translators for her ‘exquisitely composed and fastidiously accurate’ masterpiece.
With 880 pages, “In the Shadow of Totalitarianisms” brings together previously-scattered articles, essays and reviews, inviting Miłosz fans, literary scholars and historians to explore its themes in greater depth.
Born into a Polish-Lithuanian aristocratic family and given the title of a prince, Giedroyc became one of the key figures of Polish postwar culture. Today marks the 18th anniversary of his death.
Thousands of literary and poetry lovers have recently arrived in Krakow to take part in the "Miłosz Festival" - the largest celebration of poetry in Poland and in Central Europe, taking place in Kraków until June 14.