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Title: Kosciuszko A Biography Author: Monica Mary Gardner Release Date: January 24, 2009 [EBook #27882] Language: English Character set encoding: UTF-8 *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK KOSCIUSZKO *** Produced by Produced from images generously made available by Robarts - University of Toronto-The Internet Archive ADAM MICKIEWICZ, THE NATIONAL POET OF POLAND (Published 1911) *Daily News*.---Miss Gardner’s able study...
Lovers of the heroic in history will be grateful to Miss Gardner for her account of this noble enthusiast.- (Rest of review, of more than a column, analysing the matter of the book.) *Scotsman*.---So little is known in this country about Polish literati that a book which tells the moving story of the greatest among the poets of Poland is sure of a welcome from student readers.
The present interesting volume--while it is instructive in no small measure as to the scope and character of Mickiewicz’s poetry and literary work--draws so lively a picture of the persecutions and sufferings and of the unconquered spirit of the poet that its human interest easily overbears mere questions of literature..
The work, at once discriminating and enthusiastic, will warmly interest all sympathetic students of Slavonic popular literature.- (Rest of review analyses matter of the book.) *Westminster Gazette*.---Miss Gardner tells the story with excellent insight and sympathy..
The author’s description of the four parts of this poem gives a vivid idea of its far-reaching scope, its passionate energy, and intensity of patriotism.- (Rest of review, three-quarters of a column, analyses matter of book.) *Birmingham Da...

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