[Humanist] 27.383 Polish poetry

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Sat Sep 28 09:00:56 CEST 2013

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 27, No. 383.
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        Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2013 18:05:11 +0200
        From: Toma Tasovac <ttasovac at transpoetika.org>
        Subject: 27.375 Panels at conferences? Polish poetry?

 Dear Alun,
 I am sure that Polish experts on the list will be able to tell you more about specifically WWI-related poets, but for future reference keep in mind that:
 1.  Gumilev is a very famous Russian poet, so no, he is definitely not regarded Polish; and 
 2. there is really no need to use quotation marks when speaking of Polish poets during the First World War - or any other period, really. Poland had a thriving literary scene during the age of partitions. When Sienkiewicz won the Nobel prize in 1905, he did so as a Polish writer, and not as a stateless, language-less ghost.
 All best,
 Toma Tasovac
 Center for Digital Humanities (Belgrade, Serbia) 
 25.09.2013., в 05.44, Humanist Discussion Group <willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk написал(а):
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>       Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2013 13:03:59 +0000
>       From: Alun Edwards <alun.edwards at it.ox.ac.uk
>       Subject: Polish poetry
> Dear all,
> At the First World War Poetry Digital Archive we are working with a British schools poetry project (whose figurehead is the former poet laureate Andrew Motion).
> We are researching online resources from the First World War Poetry Digital Archive, Europeana 1914-1918 and other sources, which can be presented online for school teachers to use. As there is a growing Polish population in British schools, we are trying to discover if there are war poets or poems from the First World War which are recognised as "Polish", using the quote marks because until the end of the war Poland didn't regain its independence. Formerly the territory was part of the Prussian, Russian and Austrian empires. I'm aware of Nikolay Gumilev, but not really any of his works, is he regarded as a Polish writer?
> Many thanks for all pointers, Ally
> --
> Alun Edwards, Project Manager alun.edwards at it.ox.ac.uk Education Enhancement team, Academic IT Services at 
> University of Oxford
> // Europeana 1914-1918 www.europeana1914-1918.eu/ | RunCoCo: How to Run a Community Collection Online http://runcoco.oucs.ox.ac.uk/ | The Great War Archive www.thegreatwararchive.com/ 

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