Tag: James Joyce
Bedside table #50. Wit Szostak: I am not satisfied with texts which use pre-existing techniques
The prose writer Wit Szostak talks about his writing debts, a panoply of empty experiments that serve no purpose, language that re-establishes the world anew, the unnecessary race between literature and film, and he also explains why he prefers ambitious defeats to easy victories.
Bedside table #46. Maciej Świerkocki: I use every interstice to replenish my reading deficit
The translator and writer Maciej Świerkocki talks about his work on the translation of James Joyce's Ulysses and a book devoted to this novel, translator's misanthropy, rare readings for pleasure, formative readings, a decisive encounter with "Literatura na Świecie" (World Literature) magazine, as well as reveals who, according to him, is the greatest writer of all time.
Bedside table #40. Stanisław Aleksander Nowak: Literature should be treated fairly
Prose writer, columnist and playwright Stanisław Aleksander Nowak talks about his fascination with Hrabal, Schulz, reveals which writer is the reason he joined the navy and what he read then, and explains why he will not publish any more novels.