Title, Bezrobotny Lucyfer: opowieści. Author, Aleksander Wat. Publisher, F. Hoesick, Original from, the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Digitized, Oct Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data. Wat. Aleksander. | Bezrobotny Lucyfer. English|. Lucifer unemployed / Aleksander Wat; translated by Lillian. Baranczak, St. “Four Walls of Pain: The Late Poetry of Aleksander Wat.” Slavic and East In Aleksander Wat, Bezrobotny Lucyfer i inne opowiesci (). 5-i8.
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An unemployed devil, who finds he is superfluous in the inferno of atheistic modern times, becomes a film artist: This book cries out for an e-book version so that older folks like me can read it with some ease. Endymion Spring rated it liked it Mar 06, This is a wonderful collection of satirical short stories with surreal elements.
Retrieved from ” https: Dec 23, Chris added it. Luucyfer devoted much of his time to translating of several classical pieces of English, French, German and Russian literature to Polish. Wat had a deeply conflicted religious identity: In Europe the s ran their course with great avant-garde experimentation in poetry and prose.
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Yiddish, the only language his father spoke well. Really good, not totally enlightened, there was an awareness in the s in Central European writers, anyway of the calamity that Capitalism and modern society was heralding. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Life and Art of an Alekander “. Want to Read saving….
In he bezrootny among the young poets to proclaim the advent of new, futuristic poetry. Refresh and try again. Heather Chi rated it really liked it Dec 12, Initially a Communist, until he was also one of the main journalists of the Marxist Tygodnik literacki.
It looks like a self-published book, but was published by Northwestern University Press. Osiris Oliphant rated it liked it May 22, Wat’s writing is elegant, a prose poem.
Sometimes you don’t actually get the point of everything but it makes for a fun reading and some sentences are simply sublime. Aleksander Wat, born Aleksander Chwat to a Jewish father and a Polish mother was a Polish poet, writer and art theoretician, one of the precursors of Polish futurism movement in early s.
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He contributed in the dissemination of the work of Vladimir Mayakovsky and of Futurism in general across Poland, before becoming a supporter of communism. Marked b Nine stories are bzerobotny with futuristic rhythms and despair, inverting the conventions of religion, politics, and culture, and highlighting the anarchic conditions of Europe in the ‘s These nine stories, originally published in Poland inwill introduce American readers to the fresh, biting political and social fictive manipulations of Wat, who died in In Wat suffered a stroke, marking the beginning of an incurable psychosomatic condition, which from then on caused watt acute physical pain and a state of oppressive anxiety.
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Inhe emigrated to France and settled in Paris. International Music Score Library Project. Trivia About Lucifer Unemployed. Connie Ostrowski rated it really liked it Apr 16, Alexiel rated it liked it Sep 16, Portrait of Aleksander Wat before Nine stories are told with futuristic rhythms and despair, inverting the conventions of religion, politics, and culture, and highlighting the anarchic conditions of Europe in the ‘s These nine stories, originally published in Poland inwill introduce American readers to the fresh, biting political and social fictive manipulations of Wat, who died in Jun 01, Rock rated it liked it Shelves: The following year he published the first set of his poems, which gained much popularity among the supporters of the new luchfer in literature of the epoch.
Leo rated it really liked it Feb 25, The First World War had struck at the very foundations of European tradition; but for many, including the young Polish poet Aleksander Wat, these were bezribotny ruins,” and they grew drunk on the freedom of destroying traditional forms. Curious mix of satire, futurism and wit. Libby rated it liked it May 09, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Linda rated it liked it Feb 17, Michal rated it liked it Oct 02, Open Preview See a Problem?
Wat employs compression and digression both.