Between Fire and Sleep: Essays on Modern Polish Poetry and Prose

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Twentieth-century Polish literature is often said to be a "witness to history," a narrative of the historical and political disasters that visited the nation. In this insightful book, Jaroslaw Anders examines Poland's modern poetry and fiction and explains that the best Polish writing of the period 1918-1989 was much more than testimony. Rather, it constantly transformed historical experience into metaphysical reflection, a philosophical or religious exploration of human existence. Anders analyzes and contextualizes the ...

Between Fire and Sleep: Essays on Modern Polish Poetry and Prose 2014, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300207460

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Between Fire and Sleep: Essays on Modern Polish Poetry and Prose 2009, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300111675

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