The paper discusses the latest monograph by Anna Łebkowska, Somatopoetyka – afekty – wyobrażenia. Literatura XX i XXI wieku in the context of previous Research and publications of this author.
The article focuses on the concept of interpreting national heritage developed by by Freeman Tilden in his classic work Interpreting Our Heritage (1957), which is discussed in the wider critical context of literary interpretations developed by Richard Rorty in The Pragmatist’s Progress and Rita Felski in Uses of Literature.
The paper discusses the benefits of conceptualizing correspondence as an interpoetic medium. It presents an analysis of textual and visual ways of constructing the presence of the addressee and the sender in letters, and the disruption of constructing this presence caused by interrupting the writing process by a phone call.