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Regions of the Great Heresy: Bruno Schulz, A Biographical Portrait #2020

Regions of the Great Heresy Bruno Schulz A Biographical Portrait Sixty years after his murder by the Nazis Bruno Schulz one of the twentieth century s greatest and most enigmatic writers is experiencing a renaissance in part occasioned by this biography by the r

  • Title: Regions of the Great Heresy: Bruno Schulz, A Biographical Portrait
  • Author: Jerzy Ficowski Theodosia S. Robertson
  • ISBN: 9780393325478
  • Page: 431
  • Format: Paperback
  • Regions of the Great Heresy: Bruno Schulz, A Biographical Portrait By Jerzy Ficowski Theodosia S. Robertson, Sixty years after his murder by the Nazis, Bruno Schulz, one of the twentieth century s greatest and most enigmatic writers, is experiencing a renaissance in part occasioned by this biography by the renowned Polish poet Jerzy Ficowski Widely regarded as the world s foremost authority on Schulz, Ficowski reconstructs the author s life story and evokes the fictional visionSixty years after his murder by the Nazis, Bruno Schulz, one of the twentieth century s greatest and most enigmatic writers, is experiencing a renaissance in part occasioned by this biography by the renowned Polish poet Jerzy Ficowski Widely regarded as the world s foremost authority on Schulz, Ficowski reconstructs the author s life story and evokes the fictional vision of his best known works, The Street of Crocodiles and Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass Including many of Schulz s paintings and letters as well as new information on the Mossad s removal of Schulz s murals from Poland in 2001, this book will stand for years to come as the definitive account of the author s tragic life Developed for publication by The Jewish Heritage Project s International Initiative for Literature of the Holocaust.

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    1. If you are going to read The Street of Crocodiles, this book is a necessary companion On its own, the facts it contains would make an incredible movie A young man decides to cross town to find the author who wrote a story that changed his life, only to find that he was murdered three months earlier He takes it upon himself to save the writer s memory Fighting against time, Ficowski interviews anybody who knew him and extracts their stories to spin the tale of Bruno Schulz s life We learn about t [...]

    2. Must read dla ka dego wielbiciela tw rczo ci i osoby Brunona Schulza Chocia chwilami rozwa enia Ficowskiego nie mie ci y si ju w mojej matfizowej g owie, to pozycja ta wietnie uporz dkowa a mi histori ycia Schulza i wyja ni a co wp yn o na kszta t jego tw rczo ci, dlatego zdecydowanie nie a uj lektury

    3. I read this nearly a decade ago, long enough in the past that much of what I know of Schulz now seems like given knowledge rather than carefully constructed biography But of course it comes mainly or all from this biography.My one major complaint is Ficowski s choice to exclude any information about Schulz s sexual proclivities Schulz strikes me as a masochist based on his drawings , and not unlike John Cowper Powys in both his potentially unusual proclivities as suggested by his epistolary love [...]

    4. I haven t actually finished this book yet, but I ve read in it, which is what I usually end up doing with biographies The author has basically devoted his life to expanding awareness of Schulz, and this book is the culmination of tons of research and passionate involvement with Schulz s life and works He talks at some length on the mysterious missing manuscript of Schulz s, entitled The Messiah, and holds out just a little bit of hope that it will eventually be found the search for it hindered b [...]

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