The Portrait of a Poet. Okładka z pegazem by Sabina Sebyła as a Biographical Source Cover Image
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Portret poety. Okładka z pegazem Sabiny Sebyłowej jako źródło biograficzne
The Portrait of a Poet. Okładka z pegazem by Sabina Sebyła as a Biographical Source

Author(s): Elżbieta Hurnikowa
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Studies of Literature, Polish Literature, Theory of Literature
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Summary/Abstract: The author of the article reconstructs the aspects of the artistic persona of Władysław Sebyła on the basis of a book written by his wife, Sabina Sebyła, entitled Okładkaz pegazem (A Cover with a Pegasus), published in 1960). The author classifies the bookaccording to its genology (memoir, journal, diary), its structure (chronological), thetype of narration and the addressee. On the basis of Sabina Sebyła’s accounts, it hasbeen possible to reconstruct the path of the poet’s artistic development as well as thecritical and literary contexts of his artistic work; moreover, it has been possible toidentify his artistic passions – his love for music and art, which shaped his imaginationand the formal aspects of his poetry, as well as his interest in the world of nature. Inaddition, Sabina Sebyła’s account reveals several other aspects of the poet’s life, such ashis employment, the couple’s active participation in the cultural life of pre-war Warsawand, most importantly, the tragic end of Sebyła’s life.

  • Page Range: 15-27
  • Page Count: 17
  • Publication Year: 2017
  • Language: Polish