Kazys Bradunas Biography

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Dictionary of Literary Biography on Kazys Bradunas

Kazys Bradunas is one of the most comprehensive voices of the post-World War II Lithuanian diaspora. His verse fills the emptiness of dispossession with landscapes, voices, gods, mortals, and emotions that articulate an exile's ceaseless yearning for a home of the spirit that can be both loved and understood. He begins with the shock of alienation, the trauma of the helpless refugee to whom the simplest things--a stone, a hearth, a piece of bread, a bend in the river--are strange in an alien land. He becomes blind and deaf to the large monuments of Western civilization, preferring the little village church and the fields of rye in the home of his youth. His mind then expands into contemplations of its history, and later particularly into the complexities of pagan-Christian encounters on the battlefields of the Middle Ages. Ultimately, the special pagan sensitivity to the earth and the joyous...

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