Bruno Jasieński (2597 words)

Michal Nikodem (University of Silesia)
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Bruno Jasieński was a Polish and Soviet writer. His most famous works are the collection of poems But w butonierce [A Boot in a Buttonhole] (1921), and the novels Palę Paryż [I Burn Paris] (1928) and Chelovek meniaet kozhu [Man Changes His Skin] (1932–1933). In Poland, he was known for his activities in a group of futurists, who tried to transplant ideas promoted by Italian and Russian futurists on Polish ground. They organized scandalizing poetry evenings and published one-off newspapers containing manifestos with demands for "the immediate futurization of life". In the Soviet Union, Jasieński published poems and plays in which he inveighed against the Western European …

Citation: Nikodem, Michal. "Bruno Jasieński". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 23 March 2018 [, accessed 03 March 2021.]

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