Recent Submissions

  • Różewicz and Bonhoeffer. On the Margin of the Poem Learning to Walk by Tadeusz Różewicz 

    Dakowicz, Przemysław (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    The departure point of the analysis presented in this article is a poem written by Tadeusz Różewicz learning to walk (nauka chodzenia). The protagonist of the poem is Dietrich Bonhoeffer, who created the theory of “religionless ...
  • Poetic Lithuania of Miłosz 

    Berkan-Jabłońska, Maria (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    The article deals with the images of Lithuania found in Czesław Miłosz’s poetry. The novels and essays have only been used to confirm the conclusions drawn from the interpretation of selected poems. Despite the frequently-declared ...
  • Czesław Miłosz’ American Experience in Światło dzienne (Daylight) 

    Kołodziejczyk, Ewa (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    Miłosz’s volume Światło dzienne (Daylight, 1953) is conventionally read by critics as the political poetry deeply engaged with history. The article offers a corrective to this traditional reading by interpreting the volume ...
  • Miłosz: Self-Reflection as the Topic of a Poetic Description 

    Stelmaszczyk, Barbara (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    Czesław Miłosz’s poetry displays two reverberating topics which may be defined as contradictory existence and world experiences. One of those is the admiration for the beauty of the world and awe consequent upon capturing ...
  • There Will be no Strength. (In)coherence and (Im)potency 

    Antoniuk, Mateusz (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    In 1949, Czesław Miłosz spent a few days in Wroclaw, which was still in ruins after WWII. Six years later Miłosz wrote an interesting poem entitled Pokój (The Room) and created a symbolical vision of the city. The article ...
  • Shoah in Marian Pankowski’s Literary Art 

    Morawiec, Arkadiusz (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    The article centers on the theme of the Holocaust in the literary works of Marian Pankowski: its sources, relations with the concentration camp theme, particular works and their poetics, as well as the aesthetic, social ...
  • Witkacy’s Amusia 

    Bocheński, Tomasz (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    Witkacy suffered from amusia as a child and as an adult person. He was seriously interested in music only for a little over twenty years (1890–1914?). He wrote his main works as an amusic. The relation between amusia and ...
  • Stefan Themerson’s Opera (St. Francis & The Wolf of Gubbio or Brother Francis’ Lamb Chops) 

    Hejmej, Andrzej (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    The paper focuses on the experimental work of Stefan Themerson (St. Francis and The Wolf of Gubbio or Brother Francis’ Lamb Chops, an Opera in 2 Acts, text and music by Stefan Themerson, drawings by Franciszka Themerson, ...
  • Rescued Music and Music which Rescues. About Wiesław Myśliwski’s Treatise on Shelling Beans 

    Czyżak, Agnieszka (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    The article focuses on the interpretation of the last novel written by Wiesław Myśliwski: Treatise on Shelling Beans (Traktat o łuskaniu fasoli). The author presents a biography of the hero – a musician and homo viator. ...
  • In the Forest of Words I Got Lost – About the Silence in the Poetry of Antonio Colinas and Zbigniew Herbert 

    Woźniak, Maria Judyta (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    The aim of this comparative article is to present the similarity of the poetic concepts of Antonio Colinas and Zbigniew Herbert. The poets did not know each other, there are no traces of mutual influences to be found in ...
  • What a Suave Man he Was! […] The Earth Trembled as he Perished Two Polish Suicides: Wołodyjowski – Wokulski 

    Samborska-Kukuć, Dorota (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    There is more to the literary polemic between the author of The Doll and the creator of The Trilogy than merely Prus’ contradictory review of Sienkiewicz’s With Fire and Sword. It also includes The Doll’s multifarious ...