Wisława Szymborska | Interview by Wisława Szymborska and Dean E. Murphy

This literature criticism consists of approximately 7 pages of analysis & critique of Wisawa Szymborska.
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Interview by Wisława Szymborska and Dean E. Murphy

SOURCE: Szymborska, Wisława, and Dean E. Murphy. “Creating a Universal Poetry Amid Political Chaos.” Los Angeles Times (13 October 1996): M3.

In the following interview, Murphy questions Szymborska about how and why she writes poetry.

Three weeks ago, poet Wislawa Szymborska left her modest two-room apartment in the southern Polish city of Krakow to escape the noise and confusion of remodeling. She slipped away to this pristine mountain resort, a favorite of Polish artists and writers, and took a small room—no bathroom and no telephone—on the second floor of a clubhouse reserved for authors. Szymborska, a retiring woman with wispy gray hair who cherishes her solitude, passed the days quietly, working on her latest poem. Everything was going according to plan, she...

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