Author: Anna Swirszczynska

Anna Świrszczyńska was born in Warsaw, Poland, in 1909. She attended Warsaw University where she studied medieval and baroque Polish literature. She began publishing poems in the 1930s. During the Nazi occupation of Poland, Świrszczyńska joined the Polish Resistance and was a military nurse during the Warsaw Uprising. Świrszczyńska died in Krakow of cancer in 1984.

Building the Barricade
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Building the Barricade

Tavern Books

Poetry. Translated from the Polish by Piotr Florczyk. "'War made me another person,' said Anna Świrszczyńska. BUILDING THE BARRICADE is the outcome of that change in that it took thirty years for these experiences to find their way into language. B...

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