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Harold B. Segel (ed.), Stranger in Our Midst: Images of the Jew in Polish Literature. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1996. xiv + 402 pp.

Theodore R. Weeks

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry an Annual XV 1999

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195134681
eISBN:
9780199848652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134681.003.0032
Subject:
History, History of Religion

A review of the book, Stranger in Our Midst: Images of the Jew in Polish Literature by Harold B. Segel (ed.) is presented. The book features a collection of poems, stories and other written documents ... 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


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


Adam Zagajewski: To Hear the Sound of Everything

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/9780300111675.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter describes the life and works of Polish writer Adam Zagajewski. Zagajewski belongs to Poland's Solidarity generation—a particular breed of tough, down-to-earth dreamers and pragmatic ... 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


Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz: Modernism to Madness

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/9780300111675.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter describes the life and works of Polish writer Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz. His book Insatiability is considered one of the classics of European modernism. Witkiewicz has remained a ... More


Let Us Hope … [1982]

Józef Mackiewicz

in The Triumph of Provocation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300145694
eISBN:
9780300145700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300145694.003.0019
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter provides chronological biographical information on Josef Mackiewicz, an anti-communist Polish writer. It explains a few quotations and provides excerpts from some of his most notable ... More


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