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The Holy Roman Empire and Beyond

Brian Murdoch

in The Apocryphal Adam and Eve in Medieval Europe: Vernacular Translations and Adaptations of the Vita Adae et Evae

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199564149
eISBN:
9780191721328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564149.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

There is a very broad tradition of the Vita Adae in medieval German in prose (as part of Historienbibeln and chronicles, and in a late text by Hans Folz), and in verse either independently or within ... More


Jewish Writers in Polish Literature

Eugenia Prokop-Janiec

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 15: Focusing on Jewish Religious Life, 1500-1900

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774716
eISBN:
9781800340725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774716.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores Jewish contributions to Polish literature in the period between the two world wars. This literary activity mirrored social and cultural processes, such as the democratization of ... More


Polish-Jewish Relations and the January Uprising: The Polish Perspective

Magdalena Opalska

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 1: Poles and Jews: Renewing the Dialogue

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113171
eISBN:
9781800340589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113171.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on Polish–Jewish relations and the January uprising. The memory of the pro-Polish orientation of the Jews in the January uprising remained alive throughout the 19th and in the ... More


Chone Shmeruk. The Esterke Story in Yiddish and Polish Literature. A Case Study in the Mutual Relations of Two Cultural Traditions. Jerusalem: Studies of the Center for Research on the History and Culture of Polish Jews, The Hebrew University. 1985. Pp. 119.

Jan Błoński

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 1: Poles and Jews: Renewing the Dialogue

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113171
eISBN:
9781800340589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113171.003.0034
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores Chone Shmeruk's The Esterke Story in Yiddish and Polish Literature (1985). This book focuses on the Esterke story, which concerns Casimir the Great's Jewish mistress called ... More


Karin Wolff, editor. Hiob 1943. Ein Requiem für das Warschauer Ghetto. Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchner Verlag. 1983. Pp. 322.

Władysław Bartoszewski

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 1: Poles and Jews: Renewing the Dialogue

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113171
eISBN:
9781800340589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113171.003.0051
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines Karin Wolff's invaluable and successful anthology of poetry and prose, entitled Hiob 1943. A Requiem for the Warsaw ghetto. The anthology contains 50 literary texts and accounts ... More


Stranger in Our Midst: Images of the Jews in Polish Literature

Harold B. Segel (ed.)

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 12: Focusing on Galicia: Jews, Poles and Ukrainians 1772-1918

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774594
eISBN:
9781800340695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774594.003.0037
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores Stranger in our Midst, a book examining Jewish characters and topics in Polish literature. It is an anthology which tries to give a balanced picture by including works both ... More


Trans-Dialogues: Exploring Virginia Woolf’s Feminist Legacy to Contemporary Polish Literature

Paulina Pająk

in The Edinburgh Companion to Virginia Woolf and Contemporary Global Literature

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474448475
eISBN:
9781474496070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448475.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter addresses the role Virginia Woolf plays in contemporary Polish literature, examining the significance of her modernist legacy – as a vital part of planetary feminism – to Polish feminist ... More


Is There a Jewish School of Polish Literature?

Jan Błonski

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 1: Poles and Jews: Renewing the Dialogue

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113171
eISBN:
9781800340589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113171.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines how the generation born about 1910 found propitious conditions for the creation of a ‘Jewish school’ of Polish literature. Life, including their most inner life, was lived ... More


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

Jaroslaw Anders

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300111675
eISBN:
9780300155310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300111675.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

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. This book examines Poland's modern ... More


On Translating the Bible into Polish: An Inteiview with Czesław Miłosz, Conducted by Ewa Czamecka1

Antony Polonsky (ed.)

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 1: Poles and Jews: Renewing the Dialogue

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113171
eISBN:
9781800340589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113171.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter details an interview with Czesław Miłosz on translating the Bible into Polish, which was conducted by Ewa Czarnecka. Czarnecka observes that a growing interest in the sphere of sacrum ... More


The Image of Bohdan Khmelnytsky in Polish Romanticism and Its Post-Romantic Reflex

Roman Koropeckyj

in Stories of Khmelnytsky: Competing Literary Legacies of the 1648 Ukrainian Cossack Uprising

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804793827
eISBN:
9780804794961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793827.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In contrast to the image of the haidamak, the figure of Khmelnytsky barely registers in Polish romantic literature. This is a function of the open-ended nature of the Polish-Cossack conflict and the ... More


Hebrew Poetry in Poland between the Two World Wars

David Weinfeld (ed.)

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 13: Focusing on the Holocaust and its Aftermath

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774600
eISBN:
9781800340701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774600.003.0041
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter addresses David Weinfeld's anthology Hebrew Poetry in Poland between the Two World Wars (1997). This anthology includes two dozen Hebrew poets and is valuable if only from a historical ... More


Czeslaw Milosz: A Testament of Exile

Jaroslaw Anders (ed.)

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

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300111675
eISBN:
9780300155310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300111675.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter describes the life and works of Polish poet Czeslaw Milosz. Born in 1911, Milosz had seen it all: genocidal wars, revolutions, whole countries violently erased or slowly fading from the ... More


Witold Gombrowicz: The Trabsforming Self

Jaroslaw Anders (ed.)

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

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300111675
eISBN:
9780300155310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300111675.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter describes the life and works of Polish writer Witold Gombrowicz. Gombrowicz was a Polish writer who did not care much for Polish literature; a modernist who derided most of the major ... More


Tadeusz Konwicki: Polish Endgame

Jaroslaw Anders (ed.)

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

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300111675
eISBN:
9780300155310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300111675.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter describes the life and works of Polish novelist, film director, and screenwriter Tadeusz Konwicki. Konwicki successfully captured the uncanny mood of the final years of communism in his ... More


Woolf’s Imaginarium: Exploring Virginia Woolf’s Legacy to Contemporary Polish Culture

Paulina Pająk

in Virginia Woolf and Heritage

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781942954422
eISBN:
9781786944368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954422.003.0034
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In recent years, the popularity of Virginia Woolf’s oeuvre has substantially increased in Poland. There has been little prior attempt to explain this phenomenon, although it could be beneficial to ... More


Introduction

Monika Woźniak and Maria Wyke

in The Novel of Neronian Rome and its Multimedial Transformations: Sienkiewicz's Quo vadis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198867531
eISBN:
9780191904318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867531.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The introduction to this edited collection on the historical novel Quo vadis: A Narrative of the Time of Nero explores the initial cultural context of the novel’s publication in 1896 and its ... More


Bruno Schulz: The Prisoner of Myth

Jaroslaw Anders (ed.)

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

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300111675
eISBN:
9780300155310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300111675.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter describes the life and works of Polish writer Bruno Schulz. Schulz was the author of two slim volumes of dreamlike prose that have been hailed as one of the most original achievements of ... More


Gustaw Herling-Grudzinski: Sleepless in Naple

Jaroslaw Anders (ed.)

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

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300111675
eISBN:
9780300155310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300111675.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter describes the life and works of Polish writer Gustaw Herling-Grudzinski. Herling was one of the cofounders and coeditors of the legendary Paris-based Polish magazine Kultura, which, ... More


Zbigniew Herbert: The Darkness of Mr. Cogito

Jaroslaw Anders (ed.)

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

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300111675
eISBN:
9780300155310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300111675.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter describes the life and works of Polish poet Zbigniew Herbert. Herbert is credited with almost singlehandedly introducing a whole new poetic idiom and changing the literary sensibility of ... More


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