A Book Of Luminous Things: An International Anthology Of Poetry

  • Publish Date: 1998-04-01
  • Binding: Paperback

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A collection of 300 poems from writers around the world, selected and edited by Nobel laureate Czeslaw Milosz
Czesaw Miosz's A Book of Luminous Thingshis personal selection of poems from the past and presentis a testament to the stunning varieties of human experience, offered up so that we may see the myriad ways that experience can be shared in words and images. Miosz provides a preface to each of these poems, divided into thematic (and often beguiling) sections, such as Travel, History, and The Secret of a Thing, that make the reading as instructional as it is inspirational and remind us how powerfully poetry can touch our minds and hearts.

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