a Polish poet, essayist, drama writer, author of plays, and moralist. A member of the Polish resistance movement, Home Army (AK), during World War II, he is one of the best known and the most translated post-war Polish writers. While he was first published in the 1950's (a volume titled String of light was issued in 1956), soon after he voluntarily ceased submitting most of his works to official Polish government publications. He resumed publication in the 1980's, initially in the underground press.
He was a distant relative of the 17th century poet George Herbert.
Herbert was educated as an economist and a lawyer. Herbert was one of the main poets of the Polish ... more »
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- Report from the Besieged City
- I Would Like to Describe
- The Envoy of Mr Cogito
- A ballad that we do not perish
- A Russian Tale
- Mr. Cogito and the Imagination
- Nothing Special
- From the Top of the Stairs
- A Knocker
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