Tag: Joseph Conrad
Bedside table #73. Agnieszka Adamowicz-Pośpiech: I have always been attracted to literature which explores moral dilemmas
Agnieszka Adamowicz-Pośpiech, Professor of the University of Silesia and an outstanding scholar of Conrad, talks about her latest book Adaptacje biografii i twórczości Josepha Conrada w kulturze współczesnej (“Adaptations of biography and works of Joseph Conrad in contemporary culture”), the beginnings of her adventure with the works of the author of Heart of Darkness, the Conrad brand in pop culture, as well as her formative and future reading.
Bedside table #47. Michał Oleszczyk: Nothing gives me such an intellectual high as a vast novel
Film expert Michał Oleszczyk talks about his recent ‘film’ readings, the intellectual high associated with reading vast novels, the books that shaped him and those to which he returns, as well as the ecstatic distrust of a critic.
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.