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Little Pieces of Light...: Darkness and Personal Growth (Illumination Books) Paperback – January 1, 1984
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In America, Johannes Bobrowski is best known (though as yet insufficiently) for his hushed, elliptical, incantatory poems, which respond as specifically as Paul Celan's to the devastation wrought by the Third Reich. In the course of a brief career (released from a Soviet POW camp in 1949, he died in 1965), Bobrowski also produced a significant body of prose. Like his poetry, the short pieces collected in Darkness and a Little Light combine a sense of reserve before the unspeakable with a complete simplicity of tone. Often no longer than a page, they remind the reader of the burden of history, loss, and violence that haunts even the most seemingly ordinary of everyday acts.
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Joyce Rupp leads the reader from darkness to light through stories and prayers of her personal experiences. --Sisters Today
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Joyce Rupp is well known for her work as a writer, spiritual midwife, international retreat leader, and conference speaker. She is the author of numerous bestselling books, including Open the Door and Fragments of Your Ancient Name. Rupp is a member of the Servite (Servants of Mary) community and the codirector of the Institute of Compassionate Presence. She resides in Des Moines, Iowa.
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