Joanna Pollakówna (1331 words)

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Joanna Pollakówna was an art historian, a poet, and an essayist. Her lyrical poems stemmed from the world of visual arts by which she was captivated as an art historian. She produced ekphrases, or poems about paintings, using language to describe the visual arts. Her poems “‘Pietà’ Tycjana” [“Titian’s ‘Pietà’”] and “‘Pietà’ Belliniego” [“Bellini’s ‘Pietà’”] are just two examples. She also wrote lyrical verses about poetry and the relation between the poet and the text that Mateusz Antoniuk compares to the …

Citation: Gąsienica-Byrcyn, Anna Zofia. "Joanna Pollakówna". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 06 January 2020 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=14451, accessed 12 July 2020.]

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