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Carpenter, Bogdana


CARPENTER, Bogdana. American (born Poland), b. 1941. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Translations. Career: University of Washington, Seattle, assistant professor of Polish, 1974-83; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, associate professor, 1983-91, professor of Polish and comparative literature, 1991-; Wilson Center, member of advisory council for East European program, 1985-90; Cross Currents, associate editor, 1986-. Publications: The Poetic Avant-Garde in Poland, 1918-1939; Monumenta Polonica: The First Four Centuries of Polish Poetry, 1989; (author of intro. and ed. with M.G. Levine) C. Milos, To Begin Where I Am: Selected Essays, 2001. TRANSLATOR WITH J. CARPENTER, ALL BY Z. HERBERT: Selected Poems of Zbigniew Herbert, 1977; Report from the Besieged City and Other Poems, 1985; Still Life with a Bridle, 1991; Mr. Cogito, 1993; The King of the Ants, 1999; Elegy for the Departure and Other Poems, 1999. Address: Department of Slavic Languages and Literature, 3040 MLB, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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