“I Am the Guardian of Polish Identity in America” Adam Lizakowski as the Originator of the Cultural Milieu of the Polish Community in America Cover Image
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„Jestem strażnikiem polskości w Ameryce”… Adam Lizakowski jako twórca środowiska kulturalnego Polonii amerykańskiej
“I Am the Guardian of Polish Identity in America” Adam Lizakowski as the Originator of the Cultural Milieu of the Polish Community in America

Author(s): Beata Hebzda-Sołogub
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Language and Literature Studies, Literary Texts
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Summary/Abstract: The authoress of the article presents the figure of Adam Lizakowski, focusing on the poet’sinvolvement in the cultural life of the Polish community in San Francisco and Chicago. She discusses the activity of the poetic group Unpaid Rent as well as the cultural and literary initiatives they developed (individual and group poetic meetings, literary contests, writing workshops, meetings with actors, directors). She also presents the content of the quarterly “Dwa Końce Języka” as well as the social and cultural monthly “Razem.” Furthermore, she mentions a cycle of literary meetings organised in Golden Bookstore, the Polish bookstore owned by Lizakowski and the activity of the Lower Silesian Society in Chicago.The subject matter of the article is the editing activity and writing work of Adam Lizakowski.

  • Page Range: 375-391
  • Page Count: 17
  • Publication Year: 2016
  • Language: Polish