Zbigniew Herbert

Zbigniew Herbert passed away in 1998. He was a Polish poet, essayist, drama writer and moralist. A member of the Polish resistance movement, Home Army, during World War II, he is one of the best known and the most translated post-war Polish writers.

Latest by Zbigniew Herbert in Chronicles

  • Invisible but Present
    September 1996

    Invisible but Present

    I could not adequately acknowledge the greatest poet of the 20th century. An attempt to do so would quickly slip into banality. Instead, let me tell you about my encounters with T.S. Eliot.

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