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    • The Captive Mind

    • By: Czeslaw Milosz, Jane Zielonko - translator, Claire Bloom - director
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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    The best-known prose work by the winner of the 1980 Nobel Prize for Literature examines the moral and intellectual conflicts faced by men and women living under totalitarianism of the left or right. Written in the early 1950s, when Eastern Europe was in the grip of Stalinism and many Western intellectuals placed their hopes in the new order of the East, this classic work reveals in fascinating detail the often beguiling allure of totalitarian rule to people of all political beliefs and its frightening effects on the minds of those who embrace it.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Witness of Poetry

    • Charles Eliot Norton Lectures
    • By: Czeslaw Milosz
    • Narrated by: Peter Bishop
    • Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 22
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
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      5 out of 5 stars 15

    Czeslaw Miosz, winner of the 1980 Nobel Prize for Literature, reflects upon poetry's testimony to the events of our tumultuous time. From the special perspectives of "my corner of Europe", a classical and Catholic education, a serious encounter with Marxism, and a life marked by journeys and exiles, Milosz has developed a sensibility at once warm and detached, flooded with specific memory yet never hermetic or provincial. Milosz addresses many of the major problems of contemporary poetry, beginning with the pessimism and negativism prompted by reductionist interpretations of man's animal origins.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Audible needs more university press books

    • By Anthony on 11-06-17

    Regular price: $14.95