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Pamięci Paul Celana single work   poetry   "Rzeko Wisło"
Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 Pamięci Paul Celana
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Notes

  • English translation of first line: River Vistula
  • Epigraph: In memory of Paul Celan
  • Author's note: 1979
  • The poem is initially addressed to the Vistula and Seine rivers as symbolic of Poland and France, both homelands for the poet. It ends with a tribute to Romanian poet Paul Celan who wrote in German, and who ended his life in Paris, drowning himself in the Seine, or as the poem puts it, 'who chose his own river'.

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Language: Polish
Last amended 13 Dec 2012 13:28:10
Subjects:
  • Vistula River,
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    Poland,
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    Eastern Europe, Europe,
  • Seine River,
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    France,
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    Western Europe, Europe,
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