Bruno Jasienski: His Evolution from Futurism to Socialist Realism

Bruno Jasienski: His Evolution from Futurism to Socialist Realism

Nina Kolesnikoff


An admirable publication on Polish writer Bruno Jasienski. The ebook contains prose translations of a handful of his poems.

Bruno Jasieñski used to be a bilingual Polish-Russian author who died in exile in Siberia in 1939. This quantity strains his literary evolution. The introductory biographical cartoon is through a dialogue of Jasieñski's contribution to shine poetry, particularly the Futurist circulate which, like its parallels in Russia and Italy, revolutionized poetic language. An research and evaluate of Jasieñski's prose paintings sheds gentle at the dating among politics and literature in early twentieth-century Poland and Russia. so much of Jasieñski's novéis and brief tales have been written within the authorized Soviet culture of Socialist Realism. His guy adjustments His dermis is taken into account the most effective Soviet commercial novéis of the Thirties.
The author's finished and skillful remedy of Jasieñski's literary construction, the 1st to seem in English, additionally makes a beneficial contribution to the data of Futurism in jap Europe and Socialist Realism within the Soviet Union. the quantity comprises quite a few quotations from Polish and Russian literature, either in English translation (prepared by means of the writer) and within the unique. it will likely be of curiosity tostudents of Slavic literature, comparative literature, and the literature of ideology.

Nina Kolesnikoff holds the Ph.D.degree in Comparative Literature from the collage of Albería. She is at the moment Assistant Professor within the division of Russian, McMaster collage. Her articles have seemed in Canadian Slavonic Papers, Slavic and East eu magazine, and Russian Language Journal.

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Contents
Acknowledgments ix
Introduction 1
CHAPTER ONE
A Biographical comic strip 4
CHAPTER TWO
Polish Futurism: Its beginning and Aesthetic Programme 10
CHAPTER THREE
The Poetry of Bruno Jasieñski and the Futurist Quest to Renovate
Poetic Language 23
CHAPTER FOUR
The Lay of Jakub Szela and Folklore 59
CHAPTER FIVE
I Burn París—A Utopian Novel 74
CHAPTER SIX
Bruno Jasieñski and Soviet Literary existence 1929-1934 86
CHAPTER SEVEN
Man alterations His pores and skin and the commercial Novel 93
CHAPTER EIGHT
Socialist Realism in "Bravery" and A Conspiracy of the detached 110
CHAPTER NINE
Grotesque components within the Ball of the Mannequins and "The Nose" 117
Conclusion 125
APPENDIX
A collection of Bruno Jasieñski's Poetry with Prose Translation of Each
Poem 128
A chosen Bibliography 142
Index 146

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