Laments Jan Kochanowski (1530 – 1584)

Author: Seamus Heaney & Stanislaw Baránczak

Book ID: 67706

Price: 495.00

Laments Jan Kochanowski 1530 – 1584. Translated by Seamus Heaney & Stanislaw Baránczak. London: Faber, 1995. First Edition. A fine bright copy in dust jacket

Signed by Seamus Heaney on the title page. The poet Richard Murphy’s copy, with his ownership signature to front free endpaper.

Laments is a heartbreaking and measured report of grief following the death of Ursula, the two-and-a-half-year-old daughter of Jan Kochanowski (the great Polish Renaissance poet), meticulously and marvelously translated by Seamus Heaney and Stanislaw Baranczak, former colleagues at Harvard University.

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