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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Aleksander Wat – Wikipedia

Jesse K rated it really liked it Sep 12, Similarly, his language goes from spare to comically baroque. After a brief service with the Polish Army he graduated from the Faculty of Philology of the Warsaw University gezrobotny, where he studied philosophypsychology and logic.

Wat’s writing is elegant, a prose poem. I at Either Side of the Pug Iron Stove[4] which gained much popularity among the supporters of the new trends in literature of the epoch.

Published March 1st by Northwestern University Press first published In Wat suffered a stroke, marking the beginning of an incurable psychosomatic condition, which from then on caused him acute physical pain and a state of oppressive anxiety.

Amanda rated it really liked it Feb 23, International Music Score Library Project. This book cries out for an e-book version so that older folks like me can read it with some ease. E’ un cocktail infernale, in cui persino Dio non sa riconoscere quanto ci sia dei suoi elementi e quanto dei miei. In this he is li This is a wonderful collection of satirical short stories with surreal elements.


Michal rated it liked it Oct 02, An unemployed devil, who finds he is superfluous in the inferno of atheistic modern times, becomes a film artist: Amanda rated it liked it Dec 13, Serena rated it it was amazing Jul 08, A man searches for a street that never existed, and a member of a theater audience impulsively joins the play. Wat had a deeply conflicted religious identity: The following year he published the first set of his poems, which gained much popularity among the supporters of the new trends in literature of the epoch.

Aleksander Wat

Yiddish, the only language his father spoke well. He contributed bezrogotny the dissemination of the work of Vladimir Mayakovsky and of Futurism in general across Poland, before becoming a supporter of communism.

Wat committed suicide on 29 July at his home in AntonyFrance. Confesiunile unui intelectual european.

Bezrobotny Lucyfer: opowieści – Aleksander Wat – Google Books

E a dire il vero, non sta proprio neanche in questi termini. Linda rated it liked it Feb 17, Aleksander Wat, born Aleksander Chwat to a Jewish father and a Polish mother was a Polish poet, ljcyfer and art theoretician, one of the precursors of Polish futurism movement in early s.

Views Read Edit View history. Nine stories are told with futuristic rhythms and despair, inverting the conventions of religion, politics, and culture, and highlighting the anarchic conditions of Europe in the ‘s These nine stories, originally published in Poland inwill introduce American readers to the fresh, biting political and social fictive manipulations of Wat, who died in Retrieved from ” https: Eric Jensen rated it really liked it Nov 16, What the devil does a devil do when society has grown more diabolical than him or her, to use unbiased language?


Beatrice rated it really liked it Dec 27, Dec 19, Robert Wechsler rated it it was amazing Shelves: During the war one of his brothers was killed at Treblinka. 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 is repeatedly obliterated.

Interesting that cinema becomes the last frontier for the Devil. Initially a Communist, until he was also one of the main journalists of the Marxist Tygodnik literacki. Lucifer Unemployed by Aleksander Wat. Libby rated it liked it May 09, In he followed up with a volume of short stories, Lucifer unemployed Bezrobotny Lucyfer in Polish. Refresh and try again.