Click for Ann Arbor, Michigan Forecast
Thursday May 25, 2017
Follow us: facebook twitter RSS feed
Print Comment E-mail

Adam Zagajewski

 

continued

have both a long literary tradition and a more recent history of totalitarian oppression. It's a place where the power and significance of words cannot be denied, ignored, or turned into some kind of ironic aside.

Adam Zagajewski has not (yet) won the Nobel. A Pole born at the end of World War II, he came of age before the collapse of the Wall and to maturity during the rebellions in Poland during the 1980s. Since the early 1990s he has split his time among Krakow, Paris, and various places in the United States where he has held teaching posts, usually for half a year. He writes about great cities where history and myth often clash with the concerns of daily life. Willing to confront large themes, he also has a keen eye for the tiny, luminous detail.

Bookmark and Share
previous  ·  1 l 2 l 3 l 4  ·  next page
all on one page
read more stories here -> Marketplace  l  Culture  l  Community  l  News

You might also like:

Community Services in Dexter
Ann Arbor Art Center
I Spy: March 2017
Sally Bjork
Luay Shalabi
Educating and acclimating at Central Academy
Eve Silberman
The Dave Tuck Skate Jam
Defying death, for a cause
Dan Meisler
DIY Curator
"I envision myself as a dragon protecting golden eggs in a cave," says Anya Klapischak.
Jenn McKee
Nightspots: Babs' Underground
Make America Great Again, by Tim Athan
Victoria Cendrowski
Rec & Ed's yoga queen
Shelley Daily
Subscribe to the Ann Arbor Observer
Educational Resources
Grieve Well Kite Festival June 17th 2017
Victors for art at the university of Michigan Museum of art
Grieve Well Kite Festival June 17th 2017