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Barbarians in the Garden, published in English in 1986, is a collection of Herbert's essays and serves as a record of his travels through much of Europe. Many of the essays focus on art and architecture.

Herbert's Report from the Besieged City, published in English in 1986, uses poetry to illuminate life in a city under invasion. Other poems offer reflections on composers like Beethoven and Schubert.

Postwar Polish Poetry (1984), edited by Czeslaw Milosz, is an anthology that contains Milosz's translations of poetry by twenty-one major Polish poets.

Polish Poetry of the Last Two Decades of Communist Rule (1992), edited by Wislawa Szymborska and Clare Cavanagh, is an anthology of more than twenty-nine poets whose works were written in the 1970s and 1980s, as Poland was emerging from communism.

Five Centuries of Polish Poetry, 1450—1970 (1979), edited by Jerzy Pietrkiewicz, is an anthology that traces Polish literary history over...

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