A b s t r a c t
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. The aforementioned concept is an ontology of the non-modern. It is directly inspired by Latour’s concept of nonmodernity (amodernity), supported by a reflection on the new animism of Bird-David. The analysis includes four poetry volumes, published between 2006 and 2017, and a selection of poems by Szewc from 2019.