Schulz XXI

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Who is Bruno Schulz in the twenty-first century? In this issue of „Czas Kultury”, we consider the phenomenon of the popularity of this author from Drohobych. His artistic relevance today is expressed not only in academic and critical discourse and in countless translations of Schulz’s works into foreign languages, but also in the continually renewed presence of the author and his prose in contemporary culture, both in Poland and abroad. Schulz-inspired paintings, photographs, works of literature and film, music projects, and even computer games, continue to reveal and confront us with new interpretative layers. The authors in this issue draw on Schulz’s prose to explore issues that continue to be of major importance to today’s world. They also consider what the latest discourses in the humanities have to offer to traditional readings of Schulz’s creative output.

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