Adam Zagajewski

Language: Polish
Year of birth: 1945

Adam Zagajewski

was born in Lwów and studied philosophy in Kraków. From the 1970s onwards, he has developed into one of the best-known poets in Poland. The translator Gerard Rasch wrote the following about his poetry: ‘He is always interested in interpreting what lies hidden behind the contradictions and incompatibility of visible reality - the ‘non-imagined world’ - also in insight into the inexpressible nature of beauty.’

Thursday 12 June, 21.45 hrs, Grote Zaal


Poetry Foundation, London

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