29 January 2021
23 January 2021
Putting quotation marks around the phrase "resistance efforts" is derogatory. There is no doubt that Kuras took part in the resistance, against the German occupiers, the Russian occupiers, and the Polish communists.
1 January 2021
On the Cult of Personality and Its Consequences
Grajewski's religious or ethnic background is fully irrelevant
Why Polish-Jewish? First of all Tyrmand came from a highly assimilated Jewish family, and was himself a Catholic, as he states in his Diaries. Second, why don't we call Norman Mailer for instance an "American-Jewish" writer? Tyrmand had, indeed, Jewish origins, but there is virtually no mention of them in any significant way in his writing.