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A memoir of the Warsaw uprising

Miron BiaЕ‚oszewski

A memoir of the Warsaw uprising

by Miron BiaЕ‚oszewski

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Published by Northwestern University Press in Evanston, Ill .
Written in

    Places:
  • Warsaw (Poland)
    • Subjects:
    • Białoszewski, Miron,
    • Authors, Polish -- 20th century -- Biography,
    • Warsaw (Poland) -- History -- Uprising, 1944 -- Personal narratives

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMiron Białoszewski ; edited and translated by Madeline Levine.
      GenreBiography., Personal narratives.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD765.2.W3 B513 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination234 p. ;
      Number of Pages234
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1555728M
      ISBN 100810110261
      LC Control Number91036081
      OCLC/WorldCa24502009

        This book is both a work of memory and a work about memory. Miron Bialoszewski (), the great avant-garde Polish poet, memorializes the doomed uprising of the Polish population against their Nazi masters which began on August 1, , and was eventually abandoned on October 2, , with Pages: A Memoir of the Warsaw Uprising (New York Review Books Classics) eBook: Miron Bialoszewski, Madeline G. Levine: : Kindle Store/5(5).

      Buy the Paperback Book A Memoir Of The Warsaw Uprising by Miron Bialoszewski at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. On August 1, , Miron Białoszewski, later to gain renown as one of Poland’s most innovative poets, went out to run an errand for his mother and ran into history. As head courier of the Jewish Fighting Organization (ZOB), which had planned and executed the uprising, Kazik spent the rest of the war helping to care for the several thousand Jews who still remained in Warsaw. This book-an extraordinary story of courage and perseverance-is Kazik's wartime stark, spare detail, Kazik reports on the.

      The candid, fast-moving memoir of a significant member of the Warsaw Ghetto's fighting underground. This is a marked contrast to Yitzhak Zuckerman's recent A Surplus of Memory (), also translated by Harshav. Although they worked together in the Jewish Fighting Organization (ZOB), the personalities of ``Antek'' and ``Kazik,'' to use their noms de guerre, Author: Simha Rotem. This was followed by several other collections of poetry, A Memoir of the Warsaw Uprising and other narrative prose, and travelogues. Idiosyncratic and notoriously difficult to translate, he became a minor cult figure in the United States with the appearance of The Revolution of Things: Selected Poems of Miron Bia oszewski ()/5(9).


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“A Memoir of the Warsaw Uprising is a faithful, antiheroic, and nonpathetic description of disintegration: bombed houses, whole streets, human bodies disintegrate, as do objects of everyday use and human perceptions of the world.” —Czesław MiłoszCited by: 5.

“A Memoir of the Warsaw Uprising is a faithful, antiheroic, and nonpathetic description of disintegration: bombed houses, whole streets, human bodies disintegrate, as do objects of everyday use and human perceptions of the world.” —Czesław Miłosz. A Memoir of the Warsaw Uprising (New York Review Books Classics) - Kindle edition by Bialoszewski, Miron, Levine, Madeline G.

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A certain synchronicity brought me to A Memoir of the Warsaw Uprising on the tail of Inside the Head of Bruno latter book, a fictional account of a brief segment in the life of the Polish author shows Bruno Schultz, indesperately trying to communicate with the outside world via Thomas Mann/5.

Reading Polish poet Miron Białoszewski’s account of the Warsaw Uprising—the long two months in when Hitler’s forces, retreating, executed their orders to leave nothing of the city standing—feels as though you are sitting in a building that is being demolished.

The Pianist is a memoir by the Polish-Jewish pianist and composer Władysław Szpilman in which he describes his life in Warsaw in occupied Poland during World War II. After being forced with his family to live in the Warsaw Ghetto, Szpilman manages to avoid deportation to the Treblinka extermination camp, and from his hiding places around the city witnesses the Warsaw Ghetto Author: Wladyslaw Szpilman.

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(To help the reader keep track, this translation of the memoir has two helpful, well-labeled maps, including one of the sections of Warsaw where the author sheltered during the uprising; this will give anyone not familiar with the city’s geography a sense of the space, as well as a real sense of how claustrophobic Warsaw became during the.

Bialoszewski's book was about the city and its people; in the course of his narration, the two become interchangeable." --John Carpenter "A Memoir of the Warsaw Uprising is a faithful, antiheroic, and nonpathetic description of disintegration: bombed houses, whole streets, human bodies disintegrate, as do objects of everyday use and human /5(K).

A Memoir of the Warsaw Uprising is both a work of memory and a work about memory. Miron Bialoszewski, the great avant-garde Polish poet, memorializes the doomed uprising of the Polish population against their Nazi masters, which began on August 1,and was eventually abandoned on October 2,with the physical destruction of Warsaw, street by street and.

The Warsaw Uprising (Polish: Powstanie Warszawskie; German: Warschauer Aufstand) was a major World War II operation, in the summer ofby the Polish underground resistance, led by the Home Army (Polish: Armia Krajowa), to liberate Warsaw from German occupation.

The uprising was timed to coincide with the retreat of the German forces from Poland ahead of the Location: Warsaw, Poland, 52°13′48″N. Get this from a library. A memoir of the Warsaw uprising. [Miron Białoszewski; Madeline G Levine] -- On August 1,Miron Białoszewski went out to run an errand for his mother and ran into history.

With Soviet forces on the outskirts of Warsaw, the. Read "A Memoir of the Warsaw Uprising" by Miron Bialoszewski available from Rakuten Kobo. On August 1,Miron Białoszewski, later to gain renown as one of Poland’s most innovative poets, went out to run an Brand: New York Review Books.

“A Memoir of the Warsaw Uprising” by Miron Białoszewski Białoszewski’s blow-by-blow account of the uprising brings it alive in all its desperate urgency. Here we are in the shoes of a young man slipping back and forth under German fire, dodging sniper bullets, collapsing with exhaustion, rescuing the wounded, burying the dead.

A Memoir of the Warsaw Uprising is both a work of memory and a work about memory. Miron Bia oszewski, the great avant-garde Polish poet, memorializes the doomed uprising of the Polish population against their Nazi masters, which began on August 1,and was eventually abandoned on October 2,with the physical destruction of Warsaw, street by street and /5(9).

An indispensable and unforgettable act of witness, A Memoir of the Warsaw Uprising is also a major work of literature. Białoszewski writes in short, stabbing, splintered, breathless sentences attuned to "the glaring identity of 'now.'". Bialoszewski’s A Memoir of the Warsaw Uprising (, revised ) describes the Poles’ heroic struggle to liberate Warsaw from Nazi occupation in as harrowing yet ordinary.

His later prose represents everyday life permeated by traces of the traumatic. A Memoir of the Warsaw Uprising Bialoszewski, Miron, Levine, Madeline (translator) On August 1,Miron Białoszewski, later to gain renown as one of Poland’s most innovative poets, went out to run an errand for his mother and ran into history.

: A memoir of the Warsaw uprising () by Miron Bialoszewski and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(K). Originally published inMiron Białoszewski's Memoir of the Warsaw Uprising was in the making for quarter of a century.

Now, for the first time, English-language readers can have a glimpse at the full uncensored version of a book that became the ultimate Polish testimony of the devastation wreaked by war. “A Memoir of the Warsaw Uprising is a faithful, antiheroic, and nonpathetic description of disintegration: bombed houses, whole streets, human bodies disintegrate, as do objects of everyday use and human perceptions of the world.” —Czesław Miłosz4/5(8).An indispensable and unforgettable act of witness, A Memoir of the Warsaw Uprising is also a major work of literature.

Bialoszewski writes in short, stabbing, splintered, breathless sentences attuned to "the glaring identity of 'now.'" His pages are full of a white-knuckled poetry that resists the very destruction it records.4/5(8).

This book—an extraordinary story of courage and perseverance—is Kazik's wartime memoir. In stark, spare detail, Kazik reports on the efforts to prepare for the defense of the Warsaw Ghetto, the calamitous battle with the Germans, and the rescue of the few Jews who were still alive after the Ghetto was destroyed.