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Between Fire and SleepEssays on Modern Polish Poetry and Prose$
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Jaroslaw Anders

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780300111675

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300111675.001.0001

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Gustaw Herling-Grudzinski

Gustaw Herling-Grudzinski

Sleepless in Naple

(p.126) Gustaw Herling-Grudzinski
Between Fire and Sleep
Jaroslaw Anders
Yale University Press

This chapter describes the life and works of Polish writer Gustaw Herling-Grudzinski. Herling was one of the cofounders and coeditors of the legendary Paris-based Polish magazine Kultura, which, during the communist decades, served as the forum of Polish free intellectual life. He also kept a highly personal, subtle, meditative diary, which was published during his lifetime as The Journal Written at Night. Next to Gombrowicz's Diary, it is considered one of the greatest examples of Polish memoirist literature.

Keywords:   Polish writers, prose writers, Polish literature, Diary, memoirist literature

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