Recent Submissions

  • 'To Make the Enemy Immortal by the Sheer Play on Words' – on Julian Tuwim’s Pamphlets 

    Stępień, Tomasz (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    The article presents both the formal aspects of the poetics of Tuwim’s pamphlets (enumeration, hyperbole, grotesque, irony) and the figures of those who are the targets of his satirical addresses. Tuwim used verse satires ...
  • At Home and Abroad. Julian Tuwim and the Russian Emigration 

    Mitzner, Piotr (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    Julian Tuwim was an accomplished translator of Russian poetry. Until recently, hiscontacts with the Russian emigrants in Poland in the interwar period had been scarcely known. The article expands on the topic of the influence ...
  • Zionists and ‘Polish Jews’. Palestinian Reception of ‘We, Polish Jews’ 

    Sobelman, Michał (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    The article discusses the reception of Tuwim’s manifesto in Israel, focusing in particular on the 1940s. The author analyses various critical reponses to the poem expressed by Jewish critics in Palestine. Tuwim’s reception ...
  • Modernity and the Jewish Stigma. Julian Tuwim, Alfred Döblin and Kurt Tucholsky: Biographies and Work 

    Bednarczuk, Monika (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    The paper deals with biographical, ideological and artistic links between Julian Tuwim, Alfred Döblin and Kurt Tucholsky. On the one hand, the basis of comparison are biographical similarities, the Jewish origin of those ...
  • Tuwim’s Wedge: 'Survival Strategies' of a Polish-Jewish Poet 

    Tomassucci, Giovanna (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    Tuwim’s approach to the “Jewish question” has already been analyzed by Polish and foreign scholars. The article is intended to consider some “survival strategies” of the Polish poet from a slightly different angle. In ...
  • Between Homeland and Emigration. Tuwim’s Struggle for Identity 

    Trepte, Hans-Christian (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    Julian Tuwim belongs to the pantheon of the greatest Polish writes of the 20th century. His Polish-Jewish descent, his attitude towards the Polish language, towards Jews in Poland, his political activities as an emigrant ...
  • The Scandalmonger: Julian Tuwim 

    Łuszczykiewicz, Piotr (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    The article attempts to argue that Tuwim’s personality and work can be explained by looking into his early childhood and writing. It is definitely the period inadequately explored by critics. The author discusses key moments ...
  • Tuwim: Years After 

    Węgrzyniak, Anna (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    The subject of the article is to present an outline of the reception of Julian Tuwim’s works in the last decade. “The Prince of Poets” of the interwar period, well known in the post-war era, is less and less known today. ...
  • Tuwim’s Dialogues with Banality 

    Bocheński, Tomasz (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    The article examines the relation between Tuwim’s poetry and modern colloquial language. The avant-garde artists for whom in the beginning of the 20th-century art was an elite occupation, treated every-day speech as a mass ...
  • Tuwim and Witkacy: Visual Translation of 'Kalinowe dwory' 

    Polit, Paweł (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    The article offers a comparative analysis of a lost painting by Witkacy (know only from a photographic reproduction) and a poem by Julian Tuwim. Tuwim’s poem inspired Witkacy to create his work. The poem is used by the ...
  • Tuwim and 'The Chorus of Idle Footsteps' 

    Telicki, Marcin (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    General aim of the article is to show city in Julian Tuwim’s poetry oppositely to older perspectives. Mostly critics write about his poems that they contain images of urban life and reflections of sociocultural change. I ...
  • The Philosophy of Julian Tuwim’s Stanza 

    Matywiecki, Piotr (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    The aim of the article is to argue that Tuwim’s way of conceptualizing both the world and poetry was based on the principle of stanza. In his opinion, the entire world and our experience of it reach us in a stanzaic form. ...
  • Janka Hescheles’ 'Locomotive' (to Bełżec) 

    Morawiec, Arkadiusz (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    This article concerns the influence of the most famous Polish poem for children: Lokomotywa by Julian Tuwim, particularly in three “Holocaust” paraphrases of this work, written by children in the ghetto and the concentration ...
  • The (Non)Presence of Julian Tuwim in Lithuania 

    Dalecka, Teresa (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    The reception of Polish literature in Lithuania is a complex phenomenon. For a long time there was a dominant trend of expanding the area of Lithuanian literature by incorporating into it some of the Polish-language authors ...
  • Bambo Can Go 

    Tramer, Maciej (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    The author analyses Tuwim’s Bambo, the Black Boy and tries to point to a number of interpretative paradoxes that have accumulated around its multiple readings. Particular attention is paid to the racial readings of the ...
  • Introduction 

    Lachman, Magdalena (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)