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Encounters with Polish Literature 20: Aleksander Wat with Michał Paweł Markowski (UIC) | Discussion

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Polish Cultural Institute New Zork

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Cultural studies Literary studies

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Literary history Literary theory

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Michał Paweł Markowski (University of Illinois at Chicago and Center for Advances Studies in the Humanities at Jagiellonian University in Kraków), prolific literary theorist and critic, is my guest on the latest episode of "Encounters with Polish Literature" for a discussion of the avantgarde poetry of Aleksander Wat (1900-67) and his critique of Stalinist language in his monumental memoir My Century, which was edited from tape recorded conversations with Czesław Miłosz.

For an introduction and short bibliography of works by Wat in English, please go to:

https://instytutpolski.pl/newyork/2022/09/02/aleksander-wat-with-michal-pawel-markowski/

Or go directly to the video at:

https://youtu.be/bxq1oQ-c7HY

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David A. Goldfarb
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