An epoch and an individual in Frantsishek Karpinsky’s memoirs “The history of my century and people who I lived with” Cover Image

Эпоха i асоба ва ўспамiнах Францiшка Карпiнскага «Гiсторыя майго веку i людзей, з якiмi я жыў»
An epoch and an individual in Frantsishek Karpinsky’s memoirs “The history of my century and people who I lived with”

Author(s): Ganna Šaǔčènka
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Studies of Literature, Polish Literature
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu w Białymstoku
Keywords: Frantsishak Karpinsky; memoirs; history; autobiography; Age of Enlightenment; sentimentalism

Summary/Abstract: The article is devoted to the memoirs “The history of my century and people who I lived with” by Frantsishek Karpinsky (1741–1825) – Polish writer, poet and playwright. The author of the article examines the process of writing and publishing the work, studies its genre innovation in the methods of describing a person’s spiritual life in real historic circumstances, analyzes the subjects and problems of memories. The attention is also paid to peculiarities of the writer’s style connected with the Age of Enlightenment.

  • Issue Year: 2016
  • Issue No: 8
  • Page Range: 191-202
  • Page Count: 12
  • Language: Belarussian