"Śmierć tylko żywych kaleczy smugami dymu…" – cierpienie i śmierć w twórczości Ludmiły Marjańskiej i Heinricha Heinego
"Only the living creatures cuts Death with trails of smoke" – suffering and death in works of Ludmiła Marjańska and Heinrich Heine

Author(s): Agnieszka Reszka
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Studies of Literature
Published by: Uniwersytet Humanistyczno-Przyrodniczy im. Jana Długosza w Częstochowie
Keywords: the sense of suffering; disease and death; poets attitude to the human values; ontological personalism

Summary/Abstract: The aim of the present analysis is showing Ludmiła Marjańska’s and Heinrich Heine’s attitude to the idea of suffering, disease and death. The physical and mental pain described in works of both poets were shown from the artists’ personal perspective. The vision of internal experience and also the way how they have evolved depicts this article in comparison with the main ideas of philosophical systems (for example existentialism, ontological personalism).Heinrich Heine is recognized as one of the most active and influential German poets and also writers and journalists. His writings faced important political and social problems and also difficult problems of human being existence and the sense of suffering. The subject of Ludmiła Marjańska’s works were also the experience from the second world war and human emotions connected with illness, pain and a fear of loneliness. Both poets had similar attitude to the human values and their works used the same motives and symbols connected with suffering and death. The analysis is written on the basis of Marjańska’s and Heine’s different selected works which included poems, essays and novels.

  • Issue Year: I/2015
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 89-100
  • Page Count: 12
  • Language: Polish