There is something to describe again. This could be the easiest way to summarize the changes in the way of thinking about mimetic or representative tasks of literature. The reality is defined in various ways – speculative, traumatic, experimental, memory, emotional, etc. (...)


Ontology of Non-modernity in Piotr Szewc’s Poetry

Marta Tomczok


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Referring to the theories of Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht, Bruno Latour and Nurit Bird-David, the author attempts to prove that Piotr Szewc’s poetry is accompanied by a concept that questions the logic of the modern world based on technical progress and an isolated, egocentric subject.

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Shadows of Everyday Life. The Poetics of the Description in The Doll in the Light of Notes on the Composition of Bolesław Prus

Marcin Jauksz


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The article defines the importance of late nineteenth-century research and psychological reflections for the construction of descriptions in Boleslaw Prus’ The Doll.

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