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Matka odchodzi

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A unique mix of prose and poetry, of the joy of life and the agony of loss, in Mother Departs Różewicz creates a rich and complex portrait of his mother Stefania and of her indelible influence on her extraordinary family.

Weaving together fragments from diaries, stories and notebooks – including moving texts written by his two brothers and Stefania herself – Różewicz create...more
140 pages
Published 2001 by Wydawnictwo Dolnoslaskie (first published 1999)
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Isla McKetta
Echoing the best of Mourning Diary and My Mother's House & Sido, what I most liked about this book was the idea of adding myriad voices and forms to a memoir. For more on how the various pieces enriched each other and my personal relationship with the subject matter, read my review.
Darcee Kraus
Definitely worth the translation! A fantastic novel with amazing poetry.

Darcee Kraus
Mckinleyville, CA
Sep 02, 2007 Cyryl rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: poetry readers
Shelves: poetry
the set is dedicated to his mother
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Tadeusz Różewicz - poet, playwright and novelist, one of the most versatile and pre-eminent writers living today. Różewicz was born in Radomsko, October 9, 1921.

Remarkable for his simultaneous mastery of poetry, prose and drama, he has been nominated for the Nobel Prize for Literature. Tadeusz Różewicz has been translated into over forty languages. The most recent English-language volumes, recycli...more
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