Winter Dialogue by Tomas Venclova

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Best known in the U.S. as a scholar and critic, Tomas Venclova is a gifted poet whose work has remained largely unknown to an English-speaking audience. This collection of fifty-one poems is as distinctive as it is finely crafted. Also included is a foreword by Joseph Brodsky and an exchange between Venclova and Czeslaw Milosz.
 

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Venclova was born in Lithuania. He is a poet, professor of Slavic languages and literatures at Yale University, and a frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books and the New Republic. Diana Senechal holds a Ph.D. in Slavic languages and literatDiana Senechal holds a Ph.D. in Slavic languages and literatures from Yale; her translations of the Lithuanian poetry ofures from Yale; her translations of the Lithuanian poetry of Tomas Venclova have appeared in two books, Winter Dialogue Tomas Venclova have appeared in two books, Winter Dialogue and The Junction. A former New York City public school teachand The Junction. A former New York City public school teacher, she has written for numerous education blogs and magaziner, she has written for numerous education blogs and magazines. She is the 2011 winner of the Hiett Prize in the Humanites. She is the 2011 winner of the Hiett Prize in the Humanities, awarded by the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Cultuies, awarded by the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture. re. Czeslaw Milosz is the recipient of the 1980 Nobel Prize in Literature. His most recent publications are Striving Towards Being: The Letters of Thomas Merton and Czeslaw Milosz (FSG, 1997) and Road-side Dog (FSG, 1998). He lives in Berkeley, California.
 
Published May 20, 1997 by Northwestern University Press. 148 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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