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 (shĭm-bôr′skə), Wisl̷awa 1923-2012.
Polish poet noted for her metaphysical and witty poems concerning daily life and her many translations of French poetry into Polish. She won the 1996 Nobel Prize for literature.


(Polish ʃɪmˈbɔrskə)
(Biography) Wisława (vɪˈswavə). 1923–2012, Polish poet and writer: Nobel prize for literature 1996


(sɪmˈbɔrs kɑ)

Wis•la•wa (vɪsˈlɑ vɑ) born 1923, Polish poet: Nobel prize 1996.
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The ADIBF will also provide its visitors with the opportunity to explore the timeless classics of 19th century Polish literature, as well as the recent literary masterpieces written by Polish Nobel laureates, from the epic literature of Henryk Sienkiewicz and the poetry of CzesEeaw MiEeosz to the modern works of WisEeawa Szymborska.
For her, the tragedy's most important act was the sixth: the raising of the dead from the stage's battlegrounds, the straightening of wigs and fancy gowns, the removing of knives from stricken breasts, taking nooses from lifeless necks, lining up among the living to face the audience--Wistawa Szymborska, Theatre Impressions, trans.
No hay nada mas urgente que una pregunta ingenua, escribio Wislawa Szymborska.
True, the greats are represented--or at least those with whom outsiders are probably more familiar, Szymborska and Herbert.
Second, Doerr referenced a passage from the work of the Polish poet Wislawa Szymborska which clearly meant a great deal to him.
Edson, Porche, Twain, Szymborska, Rabelais, Kubrick's films Paths
La Nobel de Literatura 1996, la escritora polaca Wislawa Szymborska (Polonia, 1923-2012), en uno de sus recordados poemas escribio que la cebolla "es cebolla hasta Id medula", y no se equivoca.
Referential of Russian Constructivism, modernist sculpture's most significant development, the massive, industrially scaled The Cave, 2015, and Szymborska, 2013-16, utterly oppose the disappointments inherent to Conceptualism or Minimalism (for example)--work that withers once you get the system, or the joke, or the irony.
Another aspect of Szczeklik's life links him to the arts: his contacts with the art world made him a doctor to the thriving Krakow literary and arts community, which in his time included the dramatist Slawomir Mrozek (1930-2013) and the Nobel Prize winners, Czeslaw Milosz (1911-2004) and Wislawa Szymborska (1923-2012), among many others (8).
Is there a single poet who isn't influenced by poets from other languages, poets they read in translation, such as Rilke, Cavafy and Celan, Milosz, Herbert, and Szymborska, Akhmatova, Tsvetaeva, and Mandelstam, who believed that poetry is a form of recognition and that poets of all ages echo each other?
In Adriano's book one of the recurring metaphors for poetry is the garden, seen as a dialogical space of creativity hosting and conversing with other poets such as Umberto Saba, Ugo Reale, Tommaso Lisi, Vito Riviello, Rodolfo Di Biasio, Govoni, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Patrizia Cavalli, Cosimo Ortesta, Keats, Shelley and finally Wislawa Szymborska quoted at the beginning.
Fui muy feliz de haber sido invitada a esta conmemoracion emotiva y politica, y cerre mi intervencion con un deseo que expreso Wyslava Szymborska hace anos, y que para mi contiene el mayor desafio que tenemos las feministas de hoy.