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Doctor Honoris Causa

Marius Kociejowski

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Imprint: Anvil Press Poetry
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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Paperback (64 pages)
(Pub. Nov 1993)
9780856462511
£6.95 £6.25
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  • Two ambitious monologues form the core of Marius Kociejowski’s first book: ‘Doctor Honoris Causa’ and ‘Giacomo Leopardi in Naples’. These and his shorter poems, including the sequence ‘The Wolf Month’, reveal a poet with a fine lyrical and narrative talent, a gift for historical empathy, and a voice entirely his own.

    Marius Kociejowski was born in 1949 and lives in London. Poet, essayist and travel writer, he†has published three collections of poetry, two books based on his travels in Syria, The Street Philosopher and the Holy Fool (Eland) and The Pigeon Wars of Damascus (Biblioasis), God's Zoo: Artists, Exiles, Londoners (Carcanet), which ... read more
    Awards won by Marius Kociejowski Winner, 1991 Cheltenham Prize for Coast
    Praise for Marius Kociejowski 'Difficulty has its own rewards in Kociejowski, whose careful orchestrations of language open up unexpected delights for the reader... These wonderful poems might serve as an antidote to the dumbing-down of modern life.'
    Ian Thomson, The Catholic Herald


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