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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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Portrait of Aleksander Wat before Beatrice rated it really liked it Dec 27, Aleksander Wat was the pen name of Aleksander Chwat 1 May — 29 Julya Polish poet, writer, art theoretician, memorist, and one of the precursors of the Polish futurism movement in the early s, considered to be one of the more important Polish writers of the mid 20th century. International Music Score Library Alekasnder.
In he was among the young poets to proclaim the advent of new, futuristic poetry.
Alexiel rated it liked it Sep 16, Marked by prose that is dense, even labyrinthine, as well as somewhat overblown in its archness, the collection serves as a crucible where the line between reality and fantasy luctfer repeatedly obliterated.
He contributed in the dissemination of the work of Vladimir Mayakovsky and of Futurism in general across Poland, before becoming a supporter of communism. Freed from prison in November under the terms of the general amnesty for Poles prompted by the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union,  he was exiled to Kazakhstanwith his wife Paulina, also known as Ola Watowa 26 April — 9 Februaryand their 9-year-old son, Andrzej. This is a consistently funny social satire that has the added bonus of being a vibrant reflection of the early 19th century society it was composed in.
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Yiddish, the only language his father spoke well. Dec 19, Robert Wechsler rated it it was amazing Shelves: Wat employs compression and bezgobotny both.
Similarly, his language goes from aleksandder to comically baroque. The following year he published the first set of his poems, which gained much popularity among the supporters of the new 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.
Andrew rated it liked it Nov 24, Endymion Spring rated it liked it Mar 06, No matter what the protagonists do, there is a logic to it. Published March 1st by Northwestern University Press first published This page was last edited on 13 Augustat Amanda rated it liked it Dec 13, This book cries out for an e-book version so that older folks like me can read it with some ease.
I hope to write more about this An unemployed devil, who finds he is superfluous in the inferno of atheistic modern times, becomes a film artist: He devoted much of his time to translating of several classical pieces of English, French, German and Russian literature to Polish.
Books by Aleksander Wat. From the beginning of until JuneWat worked at Berkeley. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Jul 23, Jessica rated kucyfer really liked it.
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Leo rated it really liked it Feb 25, Retrieved from ” https: 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.
Views Read Edit View history. Libby rated it liked it May 09, In the wake of the political thaw induced by Nikita Khrushchev ‘s process of de-StalinisationWat returned to public life in Nine stories are told with futuristic rhythms and despair, inverting the conventions of religion, awt, and culture, and highlighting the anarchic conditions of Europe in the ‘s These lucyfrr stories, originally published in Poland inwill introduce American readers to the fresh, biting political and social fictive manipulations of Wat, who died in I at Either Side of the Pug Iron Stove which gained much popularity among the supporters of the new lucgfer in literature of the epoch.
Dave Sticher rated it it was amazing Oct 04, Michal rated it liked it Oct 02, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Bezrobottny to Book Page. Connie Ostrowski rated it really liked it Apr 16, From the foreword, by Czeslaw Milosz: Szczupak rated it really liked it Dec 29, Really waat, 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.
This is a wonderful collection of satirical short stories with surreal elements. What the devil does a devil do when society has grown more diabolical than him or her, to use unbiased language? Retrieved 6 February Jun 01, Rock rated it liked it Shelves: Elsewhere, in the wake of WW I, a new island aleksandder in the Indian Ocean and becomes a home for dethroned monarchs; these rulers of civilization degenerate into barbarians.
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