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The page of Klejnocki, Jarosław, English biography

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Klejnocki, Jarosław


Jarosław Klejnocki (b.1963), poet, literary critic, essayist, literary historian. In addition to the volume of poetry entitled "Krótka historia przeistoczeń" ["A Short History of Metamophoses"] he has also published "Oswajanie" (1993), "Miasto otwarte" ["City Open"] (1995), "Okruchy" ["Shreds"](1997), "W drodze do Delft" ["En Route to Delft"] (1998) and "Mr. Hyde" (1999). Moreover, he has published collections of essays: "Zagłada ogrodu" ["Destruction of Garden"] (1996) and "Piołun" ["Wormwood"] (1999) and anthology: "Po Wojaczku. BruLion i niezależni" (1992). Together with Jerzy Sosnowski he published a critical book entitled "Chwilowe zawieszenie broni" ["Temporary Truce"], which is about artistic work of the so-called "bruLion" generation (1986-1996). He has also co-edited (with Krzysztof Varga and Paweł Dunin-Wšsowicz) anthology "Macie swoich poetów" ["You`ve Got Your Own Poets"] and he is the author of "Bez utopii? Rzecz o poezji Adama Zagajewskiego" ["Without Utopia? About Adam Zagajewski`s poetry"]. Recently (2002) a new collection of his poems came out entitled "Reporterzy, fotograficy, zawiedzeni kochankowie" ["Reporters, Photographers, Disappointed Lovers"] and the volume of poetry: "Jak nie zostałem menelem" ["How Did I Not Become a Bum"]. He works in the Institute of Polish Literature on the Warsaw University. Lives in Zalesie Górne, close to Warsaw.

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