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John Constable (1776-1837):
'The Young Waltonians - Stratford Mill,'
By Czeslaw Milosz
Czeslaw Milosz was born in Lithuania in 1911 and was one of the leaders of the avant-garde poetry movement in pre-war Poland. This is one of a set of poems preceded by Baudelaire's defence of Balzac's habit of speculating about the lives of figures in painting. Provinces: Poems 1987-1991 is published by Carcanet at pounds 6.95.Reuse content